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The Promotion of Excellence in Research: the Experience of the National Science Foundation, Text Slide 31 of 31

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Slide image: A collage of images, most of which were used throughout the presentation. The NSF logo is in the center overlapping several images. The images are (clockwise from top left):

Boron carbon nanotube;
President Harry S. Truman;
Image from a numerical simulation of an idealized wind-driven ocean basin;
Photograph of the charter members of the National Science Board;
Report cover, “Vannevar Bush: Science – The Endless Frontier”;
7-qubit quantum molecule;
Photograph of Merit Review Panel at work;
Detail of image of benzene's six carbon atoms (colored spheres), sulfur atoms (gold spheres), and electrical contacts (rough gold surfaces);
Photograph of a woman standing in front of two panels with lots of wires attached to them;
A box containing the word “Award”;
Photograph of Vannevar Bush;
Stephan’s Quintet of galaxies

Design by: Jim Crawford, National Science Foundation
Image credits (clockwise from top left):

Vin Crespi, Penn State Physics;
The Harry S. Truman Library;
Jeffrey B. Weiss, University of Colorado, Boulder;
National Science Foundation (2);
IBM Corporation;
Garie Fordyce, National Science Foundation;
Mark Reed;
Digital Juice;
National Science Foundation (3);
Gemini Observatory/Travis Rector, University of Alaska Anchorage;

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