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NSF-supported observatory renamed for astronomer Vera C. Rubin

Tue, 2020-01-07 00:01

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will now be called the NSF Vera C. Rubin Observatory, making it the first national U.S. observatory to be named after a female astronomer.  Announced at the 2020 American Astronomical Society winter meeting, the name recognizes the role Rubin played in better understanding dark matter, which will be one of the observatory survey’s four main themes. 

“Named after an astronomer who provided important evidence of the existence of ...
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NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps)

Mon, 2019-12-23 09:41

I-Corps offers researchers unique opportunities to learn how to turn discoveries into new technologies and to participate in the national innovation ecosystem.
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NSF's 10 Big Ideas

Mon, 2019-12-23 00:21

Since 2017, NSF has been building a foundation for the Big Ideas through pioneering research and pilot activities. In 2019, NSF will invest $30 million in each Big Idea and continue to identify and support emerging opportunities for U.S. leadership in Big Ideas that serve the Nation's future.
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Science Zone

Mon, 2019-12-23 00:05

Whether you're a teacher, student, or just fascinated by science, the NSF Science Zone app will ignite your imagination. Featuring hundreds of exciting videos and high-resolution photos from a dozen areas of science, you can spend hours absorbed in discoveries that take you from the depths of space, to the wonders of the unimaginably small, to the far corners of our own planet.
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Statements on Sethuraman Panchanathan's nomination as NSF director

Thu, 2019-12-19 09:46

On December 18, 2019, President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Dr. Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan to serve as the 15th director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Panchanathan has been a member of the National Science Board, which establishes NSF policy and advises both the agency and the president, since 2014. Currently, Dr. Panchanathan leads the knowledge enterprise development at Arizona State University (ASU), which advances research, ...
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NSF Speakers Bureau

Wed, 2019-12-11 11:20

The NSF Speakers Bureau is a volunteer group of scientists, engineers and other professionals who represent the agency and are passionate about sharing information on NSF's mission, programs and the exciting breakthroughs that have come from NSF-funded research.
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Protecting Research and Facilitating Collaboration

Wed, 2019-12-11 10:31

NSF is committed to safeguarding the integrity and security of science while also keeping fundamental research open and collaborative
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Open international research collaboration essential, must have safeguards, independent report finds

Wed, 2019-12-11 10:02

As part of its ongoing effort to keep international research collaboration both open and secure, the National Science Foundation (NSF) today released a report by the independent science advisory group JASON titled “Fundamental Research Security.”

NSF commissioned the report to enhance the agency’s understanding of the threats to basic research ...
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Media call: Upcoming study on research security

Tue, 2019-12-03 13:00

Media are invited to join a 30-minute call to learn about the upcoming release of the report the National Science Foundation (NSF) has commissioned from the independent JASON advisory group on maintaining basic research security in a rapidly changing world.

RSVP 24 hours ahead of time is required for participation. Please contact rmargetta@nsf.gov with the subject line “NSF JASON media call.” The call is for members of the media ...
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Announcements

Fri, 2019-11-08 08:00

Announcements

Fri, 2019-11-08 08:00

Brought to you by NSF

Mon, 2019-11-04 12:45

Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation.
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Brought to you by NSF

Mon, 2019-11-04 12:45

Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation.
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Brought to you by NSF

Mon, 2019-11-04 12:45

Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation.
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NSF statement: New development in quantum computing

Wed, 2019-10-23 04:30

In Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor, in the Oct. 24 issue of the journal Nature, a team of researchers led by Google present evidence that their quantum computer has accomplished a task that existing computers built from silicon chips cannot. When verified, the result will add credence to the broader promise of quantum computing. In addition to funding a broad portfolio of quantum ...
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Nobel Prizes--The NSF Connection

Tue, 2019-10-22 11:29

When a scientist who has received federal funding is awarded the Nobel prize, the public can share both the pride and the research benefits. More than 200 laureates have been supported by the public through NSF.
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Nobel Prizes--The NSF Connection

Tue, 2019-10-22 11:29

When a scientist who has received federal funding is awarded the Nobel prize, the public can share both the pride and the research benefits. More than 200 laureates have been supported by the public through NSF.
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Nobel Prizes--The NSF Connection

Tue, 2019-10-22 11:29

When a scientist who has received federal funding is awarded the Nobel prize, the public can share both the pride and the research benefits. More than 200 laureates have been supported by the public through NSF.
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Announcements

Tue, 2019-10-08 10:32

NSF Announcements
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NSF leads federal partners in accelerating the development of transformational, AI-powered innovation

Tue, 2019-10-08 10:12

The National Science Foundation today announced the creation of a new program that will significantly advance research in AI and accelerate the development of transformational, AI-powered innovation by allowing researchers to focus on larger-scale, longer-term research.

The National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes program anticipates approximately $120 million in grants next year to fund planning grants and up to six research institutes in order to advance AI research and ...
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