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Working with academics: A primer for U.S. government agencies

Collaboration between federal agencies and academic researchers is an important tool for public policy. This primer provides an initial set of questions and topics for agencies to consider when exploring academic partnership.

02.14.24 | 16 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Laying the Foundation for the Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete Industry

Cement and concrete production is one of the hardest industries to decarbonize. Using its Other Transactions Authority, DOE could design a demand-support program involving double-sided auctions, contracts for difference, or price and volume guarantees.

01.16.24 | 17 min read
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Technology & Innovation
Policy Memo
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Breaking Ground on Next-Generation Geothermal Energy

Here’s how the Department of Energy can utilize Other Transaction Authority to invest in and kickstart a new era of abundant and firm geothermal energy.

01.08.24 | 17 min read
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FAS Annual Report 2023

At the Federation of American Scientists, we know firsthand that progress happens when the science community has a seat at the policymaking table.

12.13.23 | 20 min read
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Nuclear Weapons
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Nuclear Notebook: Nuclear Weapons Sharing, 2023

The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]

11.17.23 | 1 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Unlocking American Competitiveness: Understanding the Reshaped Visa Policies under the AI Executive Order

The looming competition for global talent has brought forth a necessity to evaluate and update the policies concerning international visa holders in the United States.

10.30.23 | 11 min read
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Nuclear Notebook: Pakistan Nuclear Weapons, 2023

The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]

09.14.23 | 1 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Trust Issues: An Analysis of NSF’s Funding for Trustworthy AI

Despite their importance, programs focused on AI trustworthiness form only a small fragment of total funding allocated for AI R&D by the National Science Foundation.

09.05.23 | 15 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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State of the Federal Clean Energy Workforce

DOE has made significant progress towards its clean energy talent and implementation goals, but there is more progress to be made.

07.31.23 | 23 min read
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Nuclear Weapons
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Nuclear Notebook: French Nuclear Weapons, 2023

The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]

07.19.23 | 1 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Applying ARPA-I: A Proven Model for Transportation Infrastructure

ARPA-I is the newest addition to a long line of successful ARPAs that continue to deliver breakthrough innovations across the defense, intelligence, energy, and health sectors.

06.06.23 | 22 min read
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Nuclear Notebook: Russian Nuclear Weapons, 2023

The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons, and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]

05.08.23 | 1 min read
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