Budget 2008 surprise rescue plan for science allocation

Nah, only kidding.

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9 Responses to Budget 2008 surprise rescue plan for science allocation

  1. Tony says:

    Oooh, you are mean!

  2. bigdaddy says:

    evil !
    For a second then I thought the government actually gave a **** about the future of astronomy.

  3. Alex M says:

    …the sadest part is that this is genuinely funny.

  4. KOMbat17 says:

    No, that would be the sadist part.

  5. David says:

    It turns out that there is less need for the chancellor to be a darling and chip in with a few bob. The winning bid for the Lovell telescope was a shade under £1e7, so that’s a good chunk of this years shortfall sorted.

    Next problem, please!

  6. Stuart says:

    Out of interest, does anyone know why the Diamond website front page has no mention of the STFC? They haven’t even included a logo.

  7. andyxl says:

    Hmm. That is surprising. STFC does get featured in the About Us/Who are we

  8. Tony says:

    Perhaps they don’t want to encourage raids from the Astronomer Liberation Front.

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