Science and the Presidency

Finding out the candidates' stance on science takes just a click

Wondering what John McCain thinks about evolution? Whether Hillary or Obama would increase the government's investment in science research? Is Mitt green?

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Answers to these questions, and more, are all available, thanks to the American Institute of Physics, which has a handy section on the Web entitled, "Where do they stand on science?" The pages have been posted for a little while now, but if you haven't straightened out your choice yet, this info could sway you. Here's the question about the future of science:

The "Gathering Storm" report warns that in an increasingly competitive world, the U.S. may lose its lead in science and technology, in part because U.S. K-12 science and mathematics education is wanting. What would you do to improve K-12 science and math education?

Check out the answers here.