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Astronomers See The Light With Help From Citizen Scientists
2013-12-02 13:35:48

National Science Foundation Einstein@Home volunteers find four Gamma-ray pulsars and shed light on another part of the galaxy The combination of globally distributed computing power and innovative analysis methods is now a proven formula for the discovery of new once-elusive pulsars. Scientists from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics and Radio Astronomy together with volunteers from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the United States discovered four...

2013-11-28 23:22:08

Viewer Tool, developer of an extensive line of specialized file viewing and data recovery tools for a broad range of popular mainstream applications, presents the most advanced and efficient version of NSF Viewer Tool, the company’s award-winning NSF viewer. Based on a completely new file analysis engine, the new program features a lightweight and intuitive interface that takes virtually no time to get used to. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Viewer Tool, a company with a solid...

2013-11-28 23:21:55

Geese control company ‘Away With Geese’ announced today that it has met standards required by Better Business Bureau for accreditation with the organization. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Geese control company Away With Geese has received official accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and has received an A+ rating. This demonstrates that Away With Geese wants potential customers to feel comfortable, knowing that the company is credible and trustworthy, when...

2013-11-26 23:00:43

Guebert announces largest exhibit presence ever at Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Guerbet announced today that it will have the company’s largest exhibit presence ever at the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)’s 99th Assembly and Annual Meeting Dec. 1-6 in Chicago. Guerbet will be exhibiting at Booth #2535 South Building, Hall A. This will mark the first RSNA for Guerbet since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-11-25 12:28:37

Organization Will Expand Programs of National Center for Blind Youth in Science BALTIMORE, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), a pioneer in providing STEM-related educational opportunities for blind youth, announced today that a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow the NFB to continue to develop and expand the programs of its National Center for Blind Youth in Science (NCBYS). Under the expanded...

2013-11-23 23:02:33

Recovery Toolbox, a company known for its deep expertise in data recovery and supplier of many powerful recovery products for popular applications, presents the newest member of its growing family of products – Recovery Toolbox for Lotus Notes. This compact and fast tool was developed for facilitating the recovery of Lotus Notes damaged NSF file data after all kinds of incidents and enabling users with no practical data recovery experience to cope with the consequences of data...

2013-11-21 23:34:17

Open File Tool, a well-known supplier of specialized data recovery solutions for a broad range of popular applications and office tools, presents the all-new NSF Open File Tool, the latest member of the company’s line of products. This powerful NSF opener is intended for users with no previous recovery experience seeking a way to restore the contents of damaged Lotus Notes files. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Open File Tool, a software development company known for its...

2013-11-21 23:00:15

The National Science Foundation's grant provides Cedar Crest College students the opportunity to work with leading-edge technology and conduct research to better prepare them for their careers. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The National Science Foundation awarded a $186,032 grant to Cedar Crest College that will give biology students the opportunity to work with top-of-the-line instrumentation, providing a competitive edge in the marketplace post-graduation. Associate...

2013-11-20 04:21:47

Company Innovates a Solution and Goes Beyond Compliance in Response to LEED v4's 'Building Product Disclosure and Optimization' Option MORROW, Ga., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TOTO announced today that it is introducing an innovative, new way to report product transparency that enables customers to earn LEED v4 credit for select high-efficiency toilets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM20659 Committed to environmental leadership that exceeds compliance, TOTO...

OWLeS Project Will Collect Data In December And January Blizzards Along Lake Ontario
2013-11-19 12:16:31

National Science Foundation 'Tis the season...for snow. Thundersnow. Rare anywhere, thundersnow is sometimes heard during the lake-effect snowstorms of the Great Lakes. The interaction of clouds and ice pellets inside these storms generates a charge, with lightning and thunder the result. How to catch thundersnow in action? This winter, stalwart veterans of tornadoes, hurricanes and other severe storms will be watching. One is known as the Doppler-on-Wheels (DOW), a National...


Latest National Science Foundation Reference Libraries

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory -- The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is a research facility of the U.S. National Science Foundation. They provide state-of-the-art radio telescope facilities for use by the scientific community. They conceive, design, build, operate and maintain radio telescopes used by scientists from around the world. Scientists use their facilities to study virtually all types of astronomical objects known, from planets and comets in our own Solar...

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National Solar Observatory -- The National Solar Observatory (NSO) has its primary headquarters in Tucson. NSO telescopes on Kitt Peak include the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope Facility containing the world's three largest solar telescopes (1.6-meter main and two 0.9-meter auxiliaries), along with the Vacuum Telescope and the Razdow small solar patrol telescope. The National Solar Observatory also operates telescopes at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico, that include the Vacuum Tower...

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Cerro Tololo Observatory -- astronomical observatory located on Cerro Tololo peak, Chile, with offices in La Serena, about 40 mi (64 km) to the west. Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), it is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), which also operates such other major national observatories as the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona. The principal instrument is a 158-in. (4-m) reflecting telescope, the largest in the...

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Kitt Peak Observatory -- astronomical observatory located southwest of Tucson, Ariz.; it was founded in 1958 under contract with the National Science Foundation and is administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Its principal instrument is the Mayall 158-in. (4-m) reflector. The observatory's equipment also includes 84-in. (2.1 m), 50-in. (1.3-m), 36-in. (0.9-m), and 16-in. (0.4-m) reflecting telescopes as well as a planned 3.5-m telescope. Used for wide...

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Arecibo Observatory -- The Arecibo Observatory is part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC), a national research center operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF is an independent federal agency whose aim is to promote scientific and engineering progress in the United States. NSF funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. Additional support is provided by the National...

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