US Presidents Call for "Turning the Wonders of Science to the Service of Man"
The National Science Foundation celebrates its 66th year of funding groundbreaking science and engineering.
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NSF-supported research led to bar codes, the discovery of gravitational waves, Google and much more? Learn about these pioneering discoveries and the history of NSF.
The foundation awarded its first graduate research fellowships in 1952, to a group that included biologist Edward O. Wilson and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Burton Richter? Learn more about GRFP's legacy.
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