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Science and the shutdown: 5 things to watch as US impasse drags on

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  • Correction 11 January 2019: This story originally said that Belinda Wilkes expected NASA to seek permission to restart payments to the Smithsonian Institution that would allow the Chandra X-ray Observatory to keep running during the shutdown. In fact, Wilkes expects NASA to seek approval for the Smithsonian to use its own emergency funds to operate Chandra until the government re-opens.


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