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The Web site of The National Science Foundation (  The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the... Full Bio
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Scientists tackle mystery of thunderstorms that strike at night

Note: PECAN scientists will hold an open house for the media and the public in Hays, Kansas, on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Thunderstorms...

Newly dedicated observatory to search for gravitational waves

Seeking to expand how we observe and understand the universe where we live, the National Science Foundation today helped dedicate the...

Drought, heat likely to affect U.S. West's power grid

Electricity generation and distribution infrastructure in the U.S. West should be “climate-proofed” to decrease the risk of future power...

Doppler on Wheels--the biggest 'dish' on the road!

Scientists aim for the eye of the storm to study hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards from the inside Full story at...

NSF mourns loss of innovator supported through Small Business Innovation Research program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Rachel Jacobs and all of those...

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National Science Foundation updated their profile. Jul 06 2010
National Science Foundation updated their profile. Jul 06 2010
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