Reinventing America's urban water infrastructure
- news notes. T. F. // Physics Today;Oct2011, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p30
The article offers news briefs related to physics. The first pair of detectors was activated in August 2011 at the Daya Bay neutrino oscillation experiment in Southern China. The U.S. National Science Foundation commits a total of 74 million dollars for the creation of four Engineering Research...
- RJN Group assists in water main improvement project. // Underground Construction;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p88
The article reports that RJN Group Inc. (RJN) has started the Walnut Street Water Main Replacement Project in Garland, Texas in 2011.
- NSF Issues Call for Nominations for 2010 Vannevar Bush Award. // Washington Letter of Oceanography;9/21/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 19, p4
The article announces that the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking nominations for the 2010 Vannevar Bush Award with the rules on nomination downloadable at the NSF website at www.nsf.gov/nsb/awards/bush.jsp and deadline for nominations is on November 4, 2009
- NSF TO GET WORLD'S LARGEST NON-MILITARY SUPERCOMPUTER. // Mainframe Computing;Oct2000, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p4
Focuses on the selection of Compaq Computer Corp. and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center by the National Science Foundation to build and manage the world's largest non-military supercomputer.
- The National Science Foundation and undergraduate education. Warren, Peter N.; Zucher, Rita // Academic Questions;Summer98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p79
Presents information on the National Science Foundation (NSF). Original mission of the foundation; Move of the NSF to meet its educational goals; Budget allocations of NSF.
- Arts education and the NEA: Does the National Science Foundation point the way? Fowler, C. // Design for Arts in Education;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p7
Discusses the National Science Foundation's approach to education and support of the work of scientists and comparable system for the National Endowment for the Arts. Science politically and economically necessary and artists usually self-supporting; NEA's and NSF's mandate in education; Role...
- On cross-pollination and bureaucratic miscegenation. Hoffa, H. // Design for Arts in Education;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p22
Reflects the relationship of C. Fowler's NSF model science education to August Hecksher's 1963 report to President John F. Kennedy. Increasing government support; Visual and performing arts; Policy recommendations.
- 17 cities win N.S.F. grants for systematic reforms. West, Peter // Education Week;10/27/93, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p21
Reports on the National Science Foundation's awarding of planning grants to seventeen cities in the United States. Amount; Purpose of the program; Model of the program; Coverage of the recipients' comprehensive reform plans; Aims of the Los Angeles, California urban program; Cities that received...
- Public-financed research is called vital to U.S. innovation. Mraz, Stephen // Machine Design;08/21/97, Vol. 69 Issue 16, p39
Reports that academic, government, and other public institutions are responsible the paper cited by the United States industry patents, according to a study conducted by CHI Research for the National Science Foundation. Percentage of paper these organizations were responsible for; Other...