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Presentation of FY 2009 Budget Request to Congress,
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Slide title: Sustained Support for All Disciplines

Slide words: 2009 Budget Request

Astronomy
Biology
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Materials
Mathematics
Nano
People & Society
Physics
Polar

Slide image: TOP ROW:
#1 - ASTRONOMY Slide image: A photo of the Very Large Array radio telescope Image Credit: NRAO/AUI

#2 BIOLOGY Slide image: An illustration of a cross-section of a silhouetted human head showing the brain. Image credit: 2008 JupiterImages Corporation

#3 COMPUTING Slide image: A computer simulation image showing the action of the enzyme cellulase on cellulose using the CHARMM (Chemistry at HARvard Molecular Mechanics) community code. Image credit: James Matthews, Linghao Zhong and John Brady, Cornell University; Mike Himmel and Mark Nimlos, NREL; Tauna Rignall, Colorado School of Mines; Mike Crowley, The Scripps Research Institute. Work was funded by an NREL subcontract funded by DOE Office of the Biomass Program

#4 EARTH & ENVIRONMENT Slide image: A photo showing a breaking ocean wave Image credit: Digital Vision, Getty Images

CENTER ROW:
#1 ENGINEERING Slide image: A photo showing how a fluorescent dye injected into a tank of stirred liquid creates a pattern that resembles an apple. Image credit: M. M. Alvarez, T. Shinbrot, F. J. Muzzio, Center for Structured Organic Composites, Rutgers University

#2 EDUCATION Slide image: A photo showing a young girl experimenting with static electricity Image credit: Nanoscience Program, University of Arkansas

#3 MATERIALS Slide image: A photomicrograph showing imaged between crossed polarizers Image credit: Photomicrograph by Renfan Shao, Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado at Boulder

#4 MATHEMATICS Slide image: A computer-generated image showing the E8 root system consisting of 240 vectors in an 8-dimensional space. Image credit: American Institute of Mathematics

BOTTOM ROW:
#1 NANO Slide image: A computer model showing two Motorized Nanocars. Image credit: Yasuhiro Shirai, Rice University

#2 People & Society Slide image: An illustration showing the silhouette of a young child on hands and knees, surrounded by technological items, including a computer, video game controller and television. Image credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation

#3 PHYSICS Slide image: An illustration showing emergence of a Bose-Einstein condensate (or BEC). Image credit: Mike Matthews, JILA

#4 POLAR Slide image: Photo showing the B-15A Iceberg in Antarctica Image credit: Photo by Josh Landis, National Science Foundation

Slide background image: An illustration showing an internet map for 2007
Slide background credit: Map by Zina Deretsky, National Science Foundation, adapted from maps by Chris Harrison, Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University, www.chrisharrison.net
Design by Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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