The Army maintains a network of research laboratories that are encouraging more young people to get into scientific fields.
NASA’s 2020 budget request includes some pretty big projects, including missions to return to the moon and travel to Mars. But projects at that scale will require some changes to how NASA manages them.
Attracting in-demand cybersecurity talent to government service could be as simple as retraining current federal employees for the jobs of the future.
Skeletons and fossils in museum cases look like interesting artifacts to most of us, but to Anna “Kay” Behrensmeyer at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History they tell deep stories.
Michelle Thomsen, senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute, is a long-time federal and recently won a major award from the National Academies of Science.
The National Academies’ annual awards underscore women’s contributions to research science, including three female feds.
Chris Hopfensberger, founding executive director of Software.org, discusses the need for further pushing STEM in education in order to prepare citizens for the jobs of the future.
The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
Corbin Evans, director of regulatory policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some initial impressions from the study.
Award-winning astrophysicist and author of over 20 books, Neil deGrasse Tyson, discusses the state and importance of science and objective truth. Tyson also discusses why he looks forward to millennials to take the wheel, and his new book, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military.