National Science Board to meet (May 3-4)April 30, 2000
Journalists are invited to attend the next open session of the National Science Board (NSB) on Thursday, May 4, at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. There will be two open sessions on May 4.
Open session agenda highlights for Thursday, May 4 (11:30 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m.):
Presentation: Astrophysics: Dr. Michael Turner, Chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Open session agenda highlights for Thursday, May 4 (2:00 -- 5:00 p.m.):
Open Session Minutes, March 2000
Closed Session Items for August 2000
Chair's and Director's Reports
Executive Committee Annual Report
NSB 2001 Meeting Calendar
Director's Merit Review Report
NSB Report on Communication and Outreach
NSF Budget & Planning Issues
National S&E Infrastructure
For more information contact:
Bill Noxon, email@example.com (media)
Jean Pomeroy, firstname.lastname@example.org (non-media)
National Science Foundation
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Astronomers have released an image of a 50-light-year-long filament of star-forming gas, 1200 light-years away, in the stellar nursery of the Orion Nebula.
Scientists at The Australian National University have found that independent estimates from geology and biology agree on the timing of the breakup of the Pangaea supercontinent into today's continents.
The 2017 Rossi Prize has been awarded to Gabriela González and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration for the first direct detections of gravitational waves, for the discovery of merging black hole binaries and for beginning the new era of gravitational-wave astronomy.
The American Institute of Physics and the American Astronomical Society announced today, on behalf of the Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, that California astrophysicist Lars Bildsten is the winner of the 2017 Heineman Prize for Astrophysics, a distinguished honor awarded annually to recognize significant contributions to the field.
Lars Bildsten, director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, wins the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.
The Australian National University is part of an international team of astronomers that found one of the Universe's biggest superclusters of galaxies near the Milky Way.
Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have used the ALMA telescopes to observe the early stages in the formation of a new solar system.
Two Vanderbilt physicists, Keivan Stassun and Kalman Varga, have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society.
Regardless of the scenario, breaking up is dramatic. Take the case of carbon splitting into three nuclei of helium.
A star with a ring of planets orbiting around it - that is the picture we know from our own solar system and from many of the thousands of exoplanets observed in recent years.
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