National Science Foundation

   Created in 1950 by Congress as an independent body “to promote the progress of science; to advance national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense,” the National Science Foundation provided funding for basic scientific research, much of it related to military uses, to maintain the U.S. scientific leadership.

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  • National Science Foundation — Motto: Supporting Education and Research across all the fields of Science, Mathematics and Technology America s Investment in the Future Where Discoveries Begin Agency overview Formed 10 May 1950 …   Wikipedia

  • National Science Foundation — NSF Logo der NSF Sitz des Trägers: Arlington County (Virginia) Leitung: Subra Suresh, Director …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Science Foundation — National Science Foundation,   NSF …   Universal-Lexikon

  • National Science Foundation — La National Science Foundation es una agencia del gobierno de Estados Unidos independiente que impulsa investigación y educación fundamental en todos los campos no médicos de la Ciencia y la Ingeniería. Con un presupuesto anual de unos $6.000… …   Wikipedia Español

  • National Science Foundation — Logo de la NSF La National Science Foundation (NSF) est une agence indépendante du gouvernement des États Unis, pour soutenir financièrement la recherche scientifique fondamentale. Elle est l équivalent Américain du CNRS en France. La NSF… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • National Science Foundation — U.S. Govt. an independent agency of the executive branch, created in 1950, that promotes and supports research and education in the sciences. Abbr.: NSF * * * ▪ American organization       an independent agency of the U.S. government that… …   Universalium

  • National Science Foundation — National Sci|ence Foun|da|tion, the a US government organization that provides money and support for scientific study …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • National Science Foundation — noun an independent agency of the federal government responsible for the promotion of progress in science and engineering by supporting programs in research and education • Syn: ↑NSF • Hypernyms: ↑independent agency * * * U.S. Govt. an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • National Science Foundation: Under the Microscope — is the title of a 73 page report released by US Senator Tom Coburn on May 26, 2011.[1] The report received significant press coverage in mainstream press,[2][3] and generated significant controversy in academia, due to its accusations about… …   Wikipedia

  • National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka — NSF Established 1968 Location Colombo, Sri Lanka …   Wikipedia

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