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Press Release 08-016
National Science Foundation Requests $6.85 Billion for Fiscal Year 2009

Increase is vital to advancing science and maintaining global leadership

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The cover of the Budget Request to Congress for fiscal year 2009 features the ATLAS Barrel Toroid Magnet, which is so enormous that a human is dwarfed at its center.

Credit: CERN

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