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National Science Foundation presents FY 2021 budget request

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 18:09

Today, President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) was presented to Congress. More information on the FY 2021 budget request is available beginning today from the White House Office of Management and Budget. NSF Director France Córdova issued the following ...
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NSF selects 7 winners from its first-ever NSF 2026 Idea Machine prize competition

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 11:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today the selection of four grand prize and three meritorious prize winners for its first-ever NSF 2026 Idea Machine prize competition. The awardees are being honored today at a ceremony at NSF headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine encouraged individuals from all walks of life, age 14 or older, to submit pressing “grand challenges” requiring fundamental research in science, engineering, or STEM education ...
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Media call: NSF Fiscal Year 2021 budget request

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 14:49

Media are invited to join a 30-minute call about the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) budget request to Congress.

The call will include information on the new budget proposal, the details of which are expected to be released on February 10, 2020. NSF staff will answer questions and speak to how agency investments in fundamental science and engineering research will continue to support the nation's economy, security and global leadership. The call is ...
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NSF-supported observatory renamed for astronomer Vera C. Rubin

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 10:33

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’s newest solar telescope produces first images

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 15:55

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the sun’s surface and preview the world-class products to come from this preeminent 4-meter solar telescope. NSF’s Inouye Solar Telescope, on the summit of Haleakala, Maui, in Hawai‘i, will enable a new era of solar science and a leap forward in understanding the sun and its impacts on our planet.

Activity on the sun, known as space ...
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Brought to you by NSF

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:38

Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation.
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Solar Science: Exploring the power of our closest star

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:23

NSF has been supporting solar astronomy and heliophysics since the 1950's, with its newest flagship observatory finishing construction in 2020, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope.
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NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps)

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 10:41

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, 12/23/2019 - 01:21

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, 12/23/2019 - 01:05

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, 12/19/2019 - 10:46

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 releases JASON report on research security

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 16:11

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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NSF Speakers Bureau

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:20

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, 12/11/2019 - 11:31

NSF is committed to safeguarding the integrity and security of science while also keeping fundamental research open and collaborative
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Media call: Upcoming study on research security

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:47

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 rmargett@nsf.gov with the subject line “NSF JASON media call.” The call is for members of the media ...
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