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From the Ground Up - Eyes on the Sky
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NSF is making it possible to explore the universe...from the ground up. Today, NSF funds world-class facilities that use cutting-edge technology providing images that rival the view from space. This video slideshow gives the viewer a glimpse of some of the tremendous radio, optical, infrared and solar observatories.
Rapid Response Research
image - read caption"Future Science: The Frontiers of 21st Century Astronomy"  Videos
Videos of this science communicators' conference, moderated by Miles O'Brien, feature top experts addressing four grand challenges in the field of Astronomy.
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Information about the astronomy conference, including the agenda and biographies of the panelists
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Three varieties of modern ground-based telescopes enable us to push the envelope of the unknown.
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Experts explore the current state of our understanding, the most recent results of ongoing research, and the future trajectory in the field of astronomy.
Video and Article
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Captions, credits, and high resolution images for downloading

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