NSF PR 03-135 - December 8, 2003
Video - Abandoned Penguin Colonies May Help Refine Antarctic Climate
This video requires the free RealPlayer which is available at real.com.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency
that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of
science and engineering, with an annual budget of nearly $5.3 billion.
NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 universities
and institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 30,000 competitive requests
for funding, and makes about 10,000 new funding awards. The NSF also awards
over $200 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
Receive official NSF news electronically through the e-mail delivery
system, NSFnews. To subscribe, send an e-mail message
In the body of the message, type "subscribe nsfnews" and then type your
name. (Ex.: "subscribe nsfnews John Smith")
Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page: http://www.nsf.gov
News Highlights: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa
Science Statistics: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm
Awards Searches: http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/a6/A6Start.htm