NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency are among the agencies whose funding would increase.
Former particle physicist Sabine Hossenfelder argues that scientists have not been forthcoming in the limitations of CERN's Large Hadron Collider and a new proposed collider — in that, aside from the discovery of the Higgs boson, they are not likely to find anything new.
The World Health Organization has ranked vaccine hesitancy — the growing resistance to widely available lifesaving vaccines — as one of the top 10 health threats in the world for 2019. The Times editorial board lists a few ways to combat the anti-vaxers.
Magnetic north has recently shifted toward Siberia at a pace of 20 kilometers a year, but scientists have been unable to post an emergency update of the World Magnetic Model, used by cellphone GPS systems and military navigators.