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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) NSF 18-082: Removal of Deadlines for Core Programs in the Directorate for Engineering

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:32

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Document Number: nsf18083
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) refer to Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Core Programs in the Directorate for Engineering NSF 18-082.

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NSF supports development of new nationwide data storage network

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing a $1.8 million grant for the initial development of a data storage network over the next two years. A collaborative team will combine their expertise, facilities and research challenges to develop the Open Storage Network (OSN). OSN will enable academic researchers across the nation to work with and share their data more efficiently than ever before.

"We are ...
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National Science Board (NSB) Risk Philosophy and Principles Resolution

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:08

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PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsb201816/nsb201816.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: nsb201816

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Study of Operations and Maintenance Costs for NSF Facilities

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:08

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PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsb201817/nsb201817.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: nsb201817

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Advanced Manufacturing.

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:14

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HTML: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505572&WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
Document Number: PD 19-8092

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Catch a Wave! The Science of Summer

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:40

Meet sharks and alligators up close, listen to the eerie sounds of the West’s rock arches, explore a lost continent. Catch a wave! Explore the science of summer with the National Science Foundation.
More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/summer/?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

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New NSF special report released ahead of World Oceans Day: Catch a Wave! The Science of Summer

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 06:00

Catch a Wave! Join the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a look at the science behind the "sweet spot" we call summer.

There's a time in each year,

That we always hold dear,

Good old summer time;

With the birds and the trees,

And sweet-scented breezes,

Good old summer time.

The lyrics to the tune "In the Good Old Summertime" were written in 1902 by songwriter ...
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National Science Foundation spotlights young math superstars

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 19:48

Members of the media are invited to the National Science Foundation (NSF) on Monday, June 4, for the recognition of 12 high school math student winners in the 47th Mathematical Association of America’s American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) this spring. Also to be recognized are four members of the U.S. team that finished second in the 7th Annual European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad in Italy this April, and six students who earned spots to represent the United States ...
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Nearly 300 NSF-funded small businesses to demonstrate emerging technologies

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:00

Small businesses with awards from America's Seed Fund, powered by the National Science Foundation, will demonstrate their cutting-edge, emerging technology June 4-5 in Atlanta.

Inventors and representatives from approximately 300 U.S.-based, NSF-funded small businesses will be available at the Technology Showcase to talk about what's next in fields like artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, sensors and medical devices.

Each ...
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NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - May 2018

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:40

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PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18078/nsf18078.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: nsf18078

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NSF-Simons centers to search for the Rules of Life

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the Simons Foundation, has launched four new centers to bring mathematical perspectives to the biological search for the Rules of Life.

The NSF-Simons Research Centers for Mathematics of Complex Biological Systems will explore how information encoded in DNA results in complex organisms with diverse forms, functions and behaviors when it is manipulated by changing environments across multiple time scales.

Such ...
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Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:00

Find related stories on NSF's geosciences risk and resilience interest area.

Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions predicted for the late 21st century.

While each storm's transformation would be unique, on balance, the hurricanes would become a little stronger, a little slower-moving, and a ...
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