Federal Research Funding (Millions of Dollars)

Department of Energy -Energy supply R&D 3,224 3,424 3,315 -Gen. Sci & Res. 1,615 1,074 984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration --Space station R&D 1,940 1,890 1,890 --Science, aeronautics, 5,788 5,901 5,901 and technology National Institute of Standards and Technology 520 935 855 Environmental Protection Agency (R&D) 338 364 350 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 227 238 259 Department of

Barton Reppert
Oct 30, 1994
National Institutes of Health 10,938 11,472 11,334

Department of Energy -Energy supply R&D 3,224 3,424 3,315 -Gen. Sci & Res. 1,615 1,074 984

National Aeronautics and Space Administration --Space station R&D 1,940 1,890 1,890

--Science, aeronautics, 5,788 5,901 5,901 and technology

National Institute of Standards and Technology 520 935 855

Environmental Protection Agency (R&D) 338 364 350

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 227 238 259 Department of Agriculture --Agri. Res. Service 728 743 696

--Coop. State Research Service 495 419 433 Research Service

Defense Department Total research, development, test, and evaluation 34,721 36,255 34,870

--Basic research (colleges and universities) 1,470 1,460 1,300

Source: Various government agencies and science associations Barton Reppert is a freelance science writer based in Gaithersburg, Md.


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