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NSF Award Highlights

high-speed video stills show multiple strokes from one lightning flash hitting the ground

Lightning Can Strike the Same Time

High-speed video records unique phenomenon ...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

researcher works with young children at science festival

Taking LIGO to the People

Traveling exhibit showcases gravitational wave observatory ...

Research Areas: Physics, Education

east pearl river near stennis space center, mississippi after katrina

Hurricane Katrina's Effect on Water Quality

Storm's impact on local streams was minimal....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

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NSF Local Research Assets

Images from NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers.

Center for Autonomic Computing

The Center for Automated Computing, an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, conducts research on autonomic computing and information-processing systems that have the potential to ease the management challenges and reduce the cost of information technology infrastructure. ...

Type: Program Centers

Image from an NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC).

Center for Response-Driven Polymeric Films

At the Center for Response-Driven Polymeric Films, the scientific focus is on design, synthesis, and understanding of molecular processes in biomaterials....

Type: Program Centers

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