Whether it’s discovering gravity waves, curing cancer or building a space station, the biggest science challenges increasingly require investments that are beyond what private industry can afford and collaborations that include many nations. Casey, Jason and Mat look at the history of big science and the outlook for future efforts. The team also reviews the 2018 budget proposed for NASA by the Trump Administration, and shares other space policy news from Washington.
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector, part of the Large Hadron Collider
Planetary Society Space Policy Advisor Jason Callahan with the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
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