NSF selects Kendra Sharp to lead the Office of International Science and Engineering

NSF SELECTS KENDRA SHARP TO LEAD THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Sharp has been a faculty member in mechanical engineering at Oregon State University since 2010 and held the Richard and Gretchen Evans...

Arecibo Observatory's 305-meter telescope suffers collapse

ARECIBO OBSERVATORY'S 305-METER TELESCOPE SUFFERS COLLAPSE

The instrument platform of the 305-meter telescope at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico fell at approximately 7:55 a.m. Atlantic Standard...

 
 
 
NSF begins planning for decommissioning of Arecibo Observatory's 305-meter telescope due to safety concerns

NSF BEGINS PLANNING FOR DECOMMISSIONING OF ARECIBO OBSERVATORY'S 305-METER TELESCOPE DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS

Following a review of engineering assessments that found damage to the Arecibo Observatory cannot be stabilized without risk to construction...

Statement on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

STATEMENT ON THE NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY 2020

The Nobel Assembly has awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Jennifer A. Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, and...

 
 
 
Statement on the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

STATEMENT ON THE NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS 2020

The Nobel Assembly has awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics to Roger Penrose "for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust...

NSF recognizes innovative science of chemist and aeronautical engineer as 2020 Waterman awardees

NSF RECOGNIZES INNOVATIVE SCIENCE OF CHEMIST AND AERONAUTICAL ENGINEER AS 2020 WATERMAN AWARDEES

WASHINGTON - A chemist who is zooming in on microbes in the human body to understand their influence on human lives and an engineer...

 
 
 
Statement on NSF Proposal Deadlines

STATEMENT ON NSF PROPOSAL DEADLINES

The National Science Foundation is mindful of the challenges many in our country face today. We also are acutely aware that while the...

NSF on coronavirus

NSF ON CORONAVIRUS

NSF encourages you to take extra precautions to protect yourselves and your families against COVID-19. More at reports/coronavirus/?WT.mc...

 
 
 
NSF and AFGE sign new collective bargaining agreement

NSF AND AFGE SIGN NEW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

The National Science Foundation and the American Federation of Government Employees Local 3403 announced today that they have signed...

National Science Foundation presents FY 2021 budget request

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PRESENTS FY 2021 BUDGET REQUEST

Today, President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year 2021 budget request for the National Science Foundation was presented to Congress. More...

 
 
 
Media call: NSF Fiscal Year 2021 budget request

MEDIA CALL: NSF FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET REQUEST

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

NSF's newest solar telescope produces first images

NSF'S NEWEST SOLAR TELESCOPE PRODUCES FIRST IMAGES

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation's Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the...

 
 
 
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Physics is the science of matter, energy, space and time. It looks both inward and outward, from the smallest subatomic particle to...

 
 
 
Mathematics

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Most of what you touch, taste, hear or smell every day in the modern world is the direct or indirect result of research in chemistry...

 
 
 
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Nanoscience is the ability to manipulate atoms and molecules. This fast-moving field is transforming our ability to custom-design objects...

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A bat, a mushroom, a blade of grass-they're easy to identify as "life." But what about a cold virus or mold? Biologists are life's...

 
 
 
Nobel Prizes-The NSF Connection

NOBEL PRIZES-THE NSF CONNECTION

When a scientist who has received federal funding is awarded the Nobel prize, the public can share both the pride and the research...

Brought to you by NSF

BROUGHT TO YOU BY NSF

Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation. More at reports/btyb/index.jsp&WT.mc id=USNSF 51&WT.mc...

 
 
 



Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

Here's what a 50-50 Senate really gets - and doesn't get - President-elect Joe Biden as he takes office Read more ...

Families get free food as long as supplies last for MLK Day

Families get free food as long as supplies last for MLK Day

The Triangle honors civil rights icon and leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, just ca couple days after what would have been his 92nd birthday. Read more ...

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

The 32-year tradition could be in peril this year. President Trump has vowed not to attend President-elect Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. That makes it less likely Trump... Read more ...

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday. Read more ...

Yankees trade options in wake of ‘BS' Luis Castillo rumor: Sherman

Yankees trade options in wake of ‘BS' Luis Castillo rumor: Sherman

Luis Castillo came. Luis Castillo vanished. A rumor zipped around the internet Sunday that the Reds ace was on the brink of being traded to the Yankees. Reds GM Nick Krall, in... Read more ...

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

The Nets are going to have to wait a little longer for Scary Hours. Kyrie Irving was ruled out for Monday night's Martin Luther King Jr. Day tilt against Milwaukee due to... Read more ...

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

LONDON - The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House. The Museum of London said Monday that it had added the giant balloon, which depicts... Read more ...