NOVA

How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Science?

Clip: Season 46 | 3m 1s

A government shutdown impacts thousands of scientists and researchers across the country. It stalls out field projects, stops weather models from being maintained, and interrupts long-term data collection vital to the health of the national parks. Some even worry it represents a threat to public safety.

Aired: 01/23/19

Rating: NR

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