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Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD)

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 17:07

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NSF's 10 Big Ideas

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:15

Since 2017, NSF has been building a foundation for the Big Ideas through pioneering research and pilot activities. In 2019, NSF will invest $30 million in each Big Idea and continue to identify and support emerging opportunities for U.S. leadership in Big Ideas that serve the Nation's future.
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NSF-funded ACM Turing awardees: Over 50 years of computing's greatest visionaries

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:34

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Turing Award, often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Computing," is given for major contributions of lasting importance to computing. It is named for Alan M. Turing, the British mathematician who articulated the mathematical foundation and limits of computing. Since 1966, the ACM has been awarded annually to individuals who have contributed lasting and major technical accomplishments to computing.

Alan M. Turing is often credited as a ...
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NSF Prize Competitions

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:07

NSF welcomes members of the public to help solve science, technology, engineering and math challenges by submitting ideas and solutions for a chance to win prizes.
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Extremely close look at electron advances frontiers in particle physics

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

An unprecedented, close examination of the electron has opened a window into the mind-bending nature of particles, energy and forces at infinitesimal scales.

The findings, showing a spherical shape for the electron's charge, emerged from the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron Electric Dipole Moment (ACME) Search, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The results support the strength of the Standard Model of particle ...
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Astronomy & Astrophysics

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:30

For more than 60 years, the National Science Foundation has significantly advanced the understanding of the universe as the federal steward for ground-based astronomy.
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Earth & Environment

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:21

Our planet gives up its secrets slowly. But every year we learn more about its oceans and air, its restless continents, its myriad ecosystems, and the way living things interact with their environments.
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Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:20

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has a long history of supporting computer and information science and engineering research, education and infrastructure. NSF's investments in these fields ensure innovative advances in computing.
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Arctic & Antarctic

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:16

At a glance, Earth's polar regions seem like mirror images, located some 12,000 miles apart. Both are vast, icy regions covering opposite ends of the globe. Closer examination reveals differences as well as similarities.
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Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers (ERC)

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:03

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