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From Earth’s poles to black holes, NSF stories about transforming the world through science.

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Luge 2018 Olympics

NSF grantees try to turn silver into gold

January 31, 2022
Luge was first competed at the Olympics in 1964 and requires athletes to barrel down an ice track on small sleds accelerating to speeds of nearly 90 mph.…
2021 lightbulb graphic

NSF: year of discovery and innovation

December 20, 2021
1. COVID-19 vaccine spray NSF advanced development of a vaccine spray that protects against multiple COVID-19 variants and might also help boost the immune system against future diseases.…
A group of Adélie penguins in Antarctica

Happy Antarctica Day!

December 1, 2021
December 1 is Antarctica Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959 and the setting aside of nearly 10% of the Earth "forever to be used exclusively for…