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STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 18:09

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Document Number: nsf17535


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State government R&D expenditures top $2.2 billion in FY 2015

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 09:00

State government agencies spent more than $2.2 billion on research and development (R&D) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, a 16.9 percent increase over the previous year, according to a new report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).

Of the $2.2 billion states spent on R&D, 78 percent came from state governments and other nonfederal sources. The rest came from federal ...

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Monumental modeling

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 00:00

Over the past decade, a dark substance has tarnished the bright white dome of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. Despite appearances, it's not just dirt and grime.

The mysterious dark substance, a coating of microorganisms called a biofilm, is showing up on monuments and buildings around the globe. In some cases, it has been on these structures for a long time. It's possible that being exposed to the elements has altered the dome of the Jefferson Memorial over the past ...

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After the lecture: Astronomer Kelsey Johnson

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 00:00

University of Virginia astronomer Kelsey Johnson recently delivered a talk titled "How were the most ancient objects in the universe formed?" as part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Distinguished Lectures series. NSF's Mathematical and Physical Sciences directorate supports Johnson's work investigating the conditions that gave rise to star-forming regions. After her lecture, we sat down with Johnson to talk about everything from globular clusters to societal fears of science ...

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NSF-funded startups demo tech at CES 2017 Eureka Park

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:00

More than 20 small businesses funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will showcase their early stage technologies at the 2017 CES, a global conference that unveils up-and-coming consumer technologies.

The companies will be featured at the Eureka Park Marketplace, an area dedicated to pre-market technologies born from fundamental science and engineering ...

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Division of Chemistry Newsletter, Fall 2016

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 12:10

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Document Number: nsf17038


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