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National Science Foundation

Presentation of FY 2009 Budget Request to Congress,
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Slide title: Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction

Slide words: ALMA, AdvLIGO, IceCube

Slide images:
Left (ALMA): an artist's concept of the ALMA antennae superposed on a photo of the ALMA site (Cerro Toco in background)
Center (AdvLIGO): Photo of an engineer aligning the elements of a prototype test mass suspension for the planned Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave detector
Right (IceCube): Photo showing signal cables from strings of Digital Optical Modules extending down into the ice
Background: Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Detector -- The ATLAS experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Credit: ALMA/ESO/NRAO/NAOJ (left); MIT/Caltech LIGO (center); Dr. Kathie L. Olsen, National Science Foundation (right); © CERN (background)
Design by Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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