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pollen in the atmosphere
2014-06-01 02:40:19

Researchers study water cycle and cloud formation and design computer algorithm models to understand impact.

2014-05-29 23:19:32

Restore Tools, the developer of a number of popular data recovery solutions, announces the recent release of a big update for Lotus Notes Restore Toolbox, a powerful solution for restoring the

2014-05-29 12:22:38

Report Developed by the Ecological Community Highlights Priority Research Areas WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental scientists and synthetic

2014-05-29 08:24:02

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Process Plants,

Waste Methane Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
2014-05-28 03:11:06

Scientists are making PHA (a biodegradable polymer similar to the polypropylene used in yogurt containers) from waste methane

NSF Has Helped To Start Thousands Of Research Projects With Real-world Applications
2014-05-20 16:37:58

NSF’s Industry and University Cooperative Research program pays big dividends for science and engineering

Making Nanotechnology More Practical For Industrial-scale Manufacturing
2014-05-20 03:50:18

There's no shortage of ideas about how to use nanotechnology, but one of the major hurdles is how to manufacture some of the new products on a large scale.

New Updated Data Tool Shows How States Are Doing In Science
2014-05-16 03:09:05

The newly updated, online, interactive state data tool allows policymakers, educators and other users to discern trends in education, science and research in each of the 50 states.

Igniting Passion For Science For Students
2014-05-15 03:22:01

Environmental scientists connect with community colleges and diverse communities to engage in STEM topics

2014-05-13 23:02:32

Global public health organization NSF International urges pool owners to follow these five steps to prevent drowning and injury. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 13,


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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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2004-10-19 04:45:40

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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2004-10-19 04:45:40

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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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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