Astronomy and Astrophysics — the 10-year plan


August 12, 2010 — A new report by the National Research Council identifies the highest-priority research activities for astronomy and astrophysics in the next decade that will “set the nation firmly on the path to answering profound questions about the cosmos.” The decadal survey — the Research Council’s sixth — prioritizes activities based on their ability to advance science in key areas, and for the first time also takes into account factors such as risks in technical readiness, schedule, and cost.

Source: Aug 16, 2010