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White House drops anti-radiation pill plan

White House drops anti-radiation pill plan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Bush administration has dropped a program to distribute anti-radiation pills to citizens who live near nuclear reactors, officials said.

Report praises, faults Bush climate panel

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A U.S. climate research program set up by the Bush administration suffers from changing priorities and lack of authority, a scientific group reported.

Bush adviser: Humans caused climate change

LONDON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- John Marburger, one of U.S. President George Bush's scientific advisers, said climate change is real and was likely caused by humanity.

The Web: Dealing with cyber-crime

CHICAGO, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. This week: Leading technology executives are pressing the White House to create a commission on cyber-crime, hoping the panel can develop solutions to vexing c
GENE J. KOPROWSKI

PoliSci: Inflation cuts research budget

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Federal funding for basic research will hold steady, which means it will be cut by inflation, under the Bush administration's proposed budget for fiscal year 2006.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science & Technology Editor

PoliSci: Trust in science hurt in 2004

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Public faith in the science advice provided by the federal government took several hard hits during 2004, as politics and circumstance converged to undermine further the general credibility of science policy and federal researchers.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science & Technology Editor

PoliSci: Foreign students an export risk?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A number of U.S. universities are alarmed over the prospect of having to obtain export licenses to allow foreign students from certain countries to work, on campus, with a long list of export-controlled equipment and software they now use routinely.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science & Technology Editor

Exclusive: Book details space plan's birth

Part 2 of 3. In their new book, "New Moon Rising: The making of America's new space vision and the remaking of NASA," authors Frank Sietzen Jr. and Keith L. Cowing detail how the National Aeronautics and Space Administration attempted to recover from the

Exclusive: Book details Bush moon decision

Part 3 of 3. In their new book, "New Moon Rising: The making of America's new space vision and the remaking of NASA," authors Frank Sietzen Jr. and Keith L. Cowing detail how the National Aeronautics and Space Administration attempted to recover from the

Sides trade salvos on science policy

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, D-Wash., accused the Bush administration Monday of waging an all-out attack on scientific integrity to support its political agenda.

House committee questions NASA plans

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The House Science Committee Thursday questioned the cost of President Bush's sweeping new space program and heard testimony from NASA officials defending a deci
DAVID J. KENT, United Press International

Beyond the Moon: Inside Bush's space plan

United Press International interviewed senior administration sources for a series of three articles on how the Bush administration developed its new policy for the U.S. space program. In Part 3, both Democrats and Republicans in Congress had been questi
FRANK SIETZEN JR. and KEITH L. COWING, United Press International

Beyond the Moon: Inside Bush's space plan

United Press International interviewed senior administration sources for a series of three articles on how the Bush administration developed its new policy for the U.S. space program. In Part 2, officials involved in the process realize the plan requires
FRANK SIETZEN JR. and KEITH L. COWING, United Press International

Beyond the Moon: Inside Bush's space plan

United Press International interviewed senior administration sources for a series of three articles on how the Bush administration developed its news policy for the U.S. space program. In Part 1, the policy represents the product of a discussion within th
FRANK SIETZEN JR. and KEITH L. COWING, United Press International

Bush plan to use 'small steps' to moon

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The plan for sending astronauts back to the moon, to be announced Wednesday by President George W. Bush, will be built around small landing missions and may not evolve into a larger U.S. presence there for some time, senior administration sources told Uni
FRANK SIETZEN JR. and KEITH L. COWING, United Press International
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John Marburger
John Marburger, of the White House office fo science and technology policy, speaks during a press conference outlining new biosecurity measures on March 4, 2004, in Washington. A new board called the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity will be created to help keep biological research from helping terrorists. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Dr. John Harmen Marburger, III (born February 8, 1941) is an American physicist who was the Science Advisor to the President and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the administration of President George W. Bush.

Marburger was born in Staten Island, New York and grew up in Severna Park Maryland. He attended Princeton University, graduating in 1962 with a B.A. in Physics, followed by a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1967. After completing his education he served as a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, later becoming chairman of the physics department and Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. In 1980 he left USC to became president of SUNY Stony Brook, leading that university until 1994, during which time it became the university with the most federal funding in the northeastern United States.

He later served as trustee of Princeton University.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Marburger."
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