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Two contract employees die in Antarctica

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:33

Two fire technicians at the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station in Antarctica have been pronounced dead following an incident at a generator building that powers a radio transmitter near the station.

The incident, which still is under investigation, occurred on Dec. 12 local time (McMurdo Station keeps New Zealand time).

NSF is not releasing any personal information about the deceased at this time. Their next of kin have been notified.

The workers were ...
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Number of doctorates awarded by US institutions in 2017 declined slightly

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:00

U.S. institutions awarded 54,664 research doctorate degrees in 2017, a slight decline from the number awarded in 2016, according to the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), an annual census of research degree recipients that provides data for the Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities report.

The report, published by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation, ...
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After the hurricane: Maria’s far-reaching effects on Puerto Rico’s watersheds and forests

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:00

Find related stories on NSF's Critical Zone Observatories Sites. Find related stories on NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research Sites.

With fierce winds and flooding rains, hurricanes can be disasters for people -- and for ecosystems. These devastating storms have major effects on tropical forests, ...
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Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2017

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:32

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Expeditions in Computing: 10 years transforming science and society

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:00

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program is recognizing a decade of investments in ambitious computing research. That research has included big data, computational neuroscience, quantum computing, computer vision and robotics. During the two-day principal investigator meeting, media are invited to join a morning session (only) on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 ...
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Live from the ocean research vessel Atlantis

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 06:00

Scientists and engineers on a deep-sea expedition aboard the research vessel Atlantis in the East Pacific Ocean will be broadcasting live to the American Geophysical Union fall meeting exhibit booth from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11, Wednesday, Dec. 12, and Thursday, Dec. 13.

Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the expedition's scientists and engineers will talk about their research, including their use of submersibles, and answer questions from the ...
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