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WASHINGTON — Congress’s one PhD-trained scientist is planning to join the march on Washington on April 22 — “not as a Democratic member of Congress, but as a scientist.”

Thousands of scientists and science advocates are expected to participate in the March for Science, and Congressman Bill Foster of Illinois, a Democrat and physicist, will join them. He’s even planning to return three days early from a congressional recess to attend.

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  • In reply to the comment about his PhD, wiki gives it as: The title of his doctoral dissertation is “An experimental limit on proton decay: {\displaystyle p\rightarrow e+\pi ^{0}} p\rightarrow e+\pi ^{0}”
    It didn’t copy properly. But nuclear physics, I guess

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