The administration’s top R&D priority areas are American military superiority, security, prosperity, energy dominance, and health.
Scientists painstakingly compared a shipwreck spotted in 2009 to a 1904 schematic of a long-lost tugboat. A naval gun on the wreck proved to be the "smoking gun" identifying the vanished ship.
Obama tells new Coast Guard officers that climate change poses a serious security threat to coastal areas and a challenge to the U.S. military.
Faced with the prospect of a large data gap in solar irradiance records, scientists take steps to ensure that this key climate variable stays monitored.