In addition to the Superconducting Super Collider and fusion energy
programs reported on in previous FYIs, the conference committee
report for the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill
appropriated the following amounts and made the below
recommendations for physics-related research programs:
Under the budget category of "Energy Research" is a category
entitled "Basic Energy Sciences." Under this heading, MATERIALS
SCIENCES received $276,985,000, the full administration request.