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The Office of Legislative and Public Affairs communicates information about the activities, programs, research results and policies of the National Science Foundation. OLPA employs a wide variety of tools and techniques to engage the general public and selected audiences including Congress, the news media, state and local governments, other Federal agencies, and the research and education communities. More about OLPA

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Modern-day plot of the tree of life based on species' sequenced genomes. NSF awards $7.4 million for research on species' evolutionary history
Released September 17, 2014
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a typical example of a disk galaxy Creating pancakes using galaxy collisions--violent origins of disk galaxies probed by radio telescopes
Released September 17, 2014
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