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Announcement of FY 2007 Budget Request to Congress, Text Slide 5 of 25

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Slide Words: 2007 Budget Request
NSF FY 2007 Budget Priorities
Advancing research at the frontier
R&RA Total: $4.7 billion

Slide Image: A color-coded picture of the starburst galaxy M82. It shows the horizontal stellar disk of the galaxy, which harbors its active star formation, and a perpendicular super-galactic wind of ionized gas powered by the energy released in the starburst.

Image Credit: Mark Westmoquette, University College London; Jay Gallagher, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Linda Smith, University College London; and WIYN//NSF, NASA/ESA

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