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This isn't popcorn. It's the highest resolution image of the Sun’s surface ever taken. Each one of these cells is h… https://t.co/9TqZGJ90VL
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8/9
2020
The ancient Japanese art form, origami, may advance products from soft robotics to medical devices to energy harves… https://t.co/lfDimlo6Yn
8/8
2020
You're going to live in a quantum future. But we still need to solve some big questions before a world powered by q… https://t.co/LedS5HTNuV#DYK Penguins travel 60 miles from breeding grounds to hunt preferred prey 🐧 A new #NSFfunded study led by… https://t.co/cpxgJypAM2Thwaites-Explorer is an online interactive tool for web browsers; exploring #ThwaitesGlacier and learning about why… https://t.co/8aPpNeTMaP
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8/7
2020
Balskus and her team have found novel, creative ways to “peek inside” the genome sequences who exist in our gastroi… https://t.co/50M3w5g3joDabiri’s research focuses on how fluid dynamics affect biological systems. He found a connection between the water… https://t.co/20Hv9d71AO
8/6
2020
Quantum tech will transform our world. Today’s students need to tackle new knowledge & think in new ways, a quantum… https://t.co/ETi2TNJYNOA chemist who is looking at microbes to understand their influence on human lives and an engineer who looks to anim… https://t.co/wl29dBaalS
8/5
2020
A new @almaobs image of RU Lup, a young variable star in the Lupus constellation, revealed a giant set of spiral ar… https://t.co/KcWzynW9D5Sustainable, widespread charging systems for electric vehicles... cryogenics that can "stop-time" for organs & tiss… https://t.co/cxRflsj8XUAstronomers may have found the youngest neutron star ever observed--just 33 years old!--embedded within the remains… https://t.co/a2rlRZaCuA
Retweeted by National Science FoundationHave questions about black holes, wormholes... the universe? 🌌 NSF's astrophysicist and #StarTrek enthusiast Dr. J… https://t.co/FDUFTNTFvU
8/4
2020
We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the Presidential Excellence Awards in science, math, and engineering.… https://t.co/6vpryJxBnbWe're offering free virtual tours starting this Friday, August 7th, at 1p.m. EST. Registration is required to keep… https://t.co/77xR28S1eG
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8/3
2020
Oh..... My......Gami⁉️ Learn more about how origami research and other #NSFfunded projects are breaking tradition… https://t.co/zyzPgahjhZScientists discovered a new native Hawaiian land snail species, the first in 60 years 🤯 The discovery of the smal… https://t.co/B0Doeb5jkW
7/31
2020
We’ve all heard the talk about left-brain versus right-brain. But do we know where in the brain does creativity co… https://t.co/2Cx4o7zLHAScientists are providing an unprecedented look inside the "central engine" of a large solar flare. 🔆 This… https://t.co/GFucyjXpm4A study 22 years in the making unveiled the secrets of the most successful emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica:… https://t.co/ZoFb6sxktT
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7/30
2020
Astronomers at @NSF's Atacama Cosmology Telescope have taken a fresh look at the oldest light in the universe. More… https://t.co/ADuDpUDNJM#ALMAKids Follow ALMA’s discoveries along with Talma! ✨22 cosmic chapters 🌐3 languages ➡️https://t.co/9UDO9S4UaB https://t.co/wUlVKGRaB2
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7/29
2020
Balloons launched into the upper atmosphere above Antarctica helped #NSFfunded scientists see how clouds of atmosph… https://t.co/LyH9LcBDUuRecent updates to the #GRFP solicitation have caused confusion in the community about how applicants will be select… https://t.co/Kn1ninU4Kk
7/28
2020
#NSFfunded scientists @penn_state are looking at the shapes of volcanoes and their craters to get insights on their… https://t.co/2TZxiSZhdv📷Nathaniel B. Palmer in Barilari Bay | photo by Adam Jenkins @NSF https://t.co/YPRyQn3UYx
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7/27
2020
Rock 'n roll -- with real rocks! Distant earthquakes, wind, and even man-made sources cause the rocks to vibrate -… https://t.co/2QL3JCTKsh
7/25
2020
Astronomers unveil a new collection of detailed images of dusty debris disks around young stars:… https://t.co/vM7ZNglWSJ
7/24
2020
How do sunflowers 🌻 manage to grow in the desert? #NSFfunded researchers unlock the genetic key to the resilience… https://t.co/LAAZBCUxMfFor decades, NSF has supported broadening participation opportunities for all citizens— women, men, underrepresente… https://t.co/Y7v5Qdgv00
7/23
2020
I’m excited to join @NSF in announcing the launch of the new Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes. These institutes… https://t.co/6OAG3h6OMC
Retweeted by National Science FoundationEarlier this month, Comet #NEOWISE approached the sun for the first time in nearly 4,500 years 😱 This image 👇 of… https://t.co/zOjGzuc0IEIt's #WorldBrainDay 🧠 FACT: Each year about 1,000 men & women earn a research doctorate in neuroscience (the stu… https://t.co/K0WUMpmCe5
7/22
2020
If we want new technology like #quantum sensors and more reliable quantum computers we need to overcome some hurdle… https://t.co/g5UJCF0pVQ#NSFfunded researchers use ultrasound technology to give amputees a better grip with their prosthetics. 🎥:… https://t.co/6L29H8wQkK
7/21
2020
A robust #STEM enterprise depends on cultivating inclusivity and broadening participation. #NSFIncludes is doing j… https://t.co/HBg2V78oEl
7/20
2020
This image compiles 150 #VLASS images from the first part of our all-sky radio survey. This extragalactic census wi… https://t.co/CSYgxAEweD
Retweeted by National Science Foundation#OTD 75 years ago today, the White House made public Vannevar Bush’s vision for American prosperity based on govern… https://t.co/maormvHb6AHave you read about GRB181123B, one of the most distant short gamma ray bursts discovered yet? For a quick summary… https://t.co/cqgOddznRP
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7/19
2020
NSF released a new edition of the report in honor of its 75th anniversary this year. Access a free PDF version here… https://t.co/SzmAW19Nqn75 years ago this week, in the midst of WWII, Vannevar Bush argued that science and innovation were key to ensuring… https://t.co/8o45apMa5K
7/17
2020
The #MagicSchoolBus will always be part of our childhood. Thank you Joanna Cole for so many great adventures. To th… https://t.co/KUOoP39qp0The ancient Maya city #Tikal, once prosperous and sprawling, was mysteriously abandoned over a thousand years ago.… https://t.co/0THsfbVCSMPlenty of spectacular aurora australis at 90°South, where it’s still dark 24/7. Here’s the @NSF Amundsen-Scott Sout… https://t.co/x3SAV7gk7z
Retweeted by National Science FoundationCatastrophe modeling company, @temblor, developed a new method to forecast future seismicity and is predicting an e… https://t.co/TQeQzonCzT
7/16
2020
Nature is resilient 🌱 After completely drying out, these tiny green algae can start photosynthesizing again withi… https://t.co/kLrk19NvqSScientists from the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration (#ITGC) are working to find out what is causing ic… https://t.co/mGZrVltjks
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7/15
2020
Antarctica is home to some incredible animals that call the harshest continent home. These ⬇️ cards feature illus… https://t.co/sbPEC9E5VtScientists spend three weeks driving radar-equipped snowmobiles over the inhospitable Hercules Dome, scouting out t… https://t.co/dTCOZOSYal
7/14
2020
#MondayMotivaton ✌️ How are you inspiring the next generation? https://t.co/EDinjXhAUMHow is @NSF keeping America a global leader in science and engineering? Basic research. Full 🎥 :… https://t.co/2W3batSndJ
7/13
2020
Ocean scientists at Scripps have ensured that the 2020 SURF program is continuing this summer! The #NSFfunded progr… https://t.co/gWQyikL2ir
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7/12
2020
Tiny nanocardboard flyers to explore Mars? Yes! @Penn engineers have created nanocardboard plates able to levitate… https://t.co/ivtLt81Zqn
7/11
2020
#FossilFriday 🔎 Here's a fossilized mantle of a vampyropod, a relative of the vampire squid. The ink sac is the ra… https://t.co/g3dkuoOGTQ
7/10
2020
Are you applying to NSF's CAREER program? Check these 4️⃣ tips for applying ⬇️ https://t.co/trPhjfMUqr ❗ Reminder… https://t.co/bEV71n8ZRlNearly a dozen American researchers have returned from the largest Polar expedition in history where they took the… https://t.co/YJu7oXE0v9For those of you that were overwhelmed by the 32-yr old salamander, maybe this 19-yr old will make you feel a bit b… https://t.co/zttSh60Qg4
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7/9
2020
Even Einstein was spooked by quantum data “teleporting” from one place to another. Scientists have seen it - firs… https://t.co/FLiEdyUpUgToday, Scripps’ R/V Roger Revelle returned to San Diego looking shiny and new! The research vessel has been away fo… https://t.co/mlBR6wOvYS
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7/8
2020
This skull from a tree frog was scanned & digitized as part of the open Vertebrate Thematic Collection Network, an… https://t.co/JewbRgfVQECheck out this awesome AMA I did with the @NSF's awesome astrophysicist Dr Joe Pesce for @SPACEdotcom! 🚀 https://t.co/A39vUYLA9u
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7/7
2020
Arctic ice core samples provide new evidence of the consequences of a massive volcanic eruption in 43 BCE. New… https://t.co/5cWHkWgCDz
7/6
2020
@Priyabr50694496 @almaobs @NASAHubble Cluster G286.21+0.17 💥
7/5
2020
Stellar fireworks 💥, 8,000 light-years away, to celebrate the birth of giant cluster! This stunning image was crea… https://t.co/nMBbEKIcn9
7/4
2020
Looking for some kid-friendly activities? Check these ⬇️ out: ✅ Explore the ocean w/ these under the sea coloring… https://t.co/jJsOrMPJ2P
7/3
2020
Dr. Panchanathan has been officially [virtually] sworn in as @NSF director! 🇺🇲 "Seeding basic research across all… https://t.co/B01lgnhXdtFuture polar engineers and ice core scientists worked with @FirnMary and @dclemenssewall during @JSEP_GL today. So… https://t.co/bkIhVh14gT
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7/2
2020
#NSFfunded scientists hope that by studying the #genomes of Antarctic midges, the largest land animal in… https://t.co/6pPSEjdqP2Join us on @Facebook today at 1pm ET for a chat with our Very Long Baseline Array Operator Jessica King. She'll be… https://t.co/13whlsBN1K
Retweeted by National Science FoundationFlying cars, Earth-sized atmospheric filters, quick access to clean water, phones with holograms, and more! Who can… https://t.co/HbRn8PYQi8
7/1
2020
It turns out volcanic activity did NOT play a direct role in the event that led to the extinction of dinosaurs 🦕...… https://t.co/1avp9QucQMBLE scientists be like "I know a spot", then take you via snowmachine across a frozen lagoon, shovel 1 m of snow, d… https://t.co/ZbkslhweO6
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6/30
2020
Light-activated #CRISPR tech enables fast and precise gene editing and detection of DNA repair "Timing is everythi… https://t.co/M0lQoQ1uWCBack in January, an engineer and her Ph.D. student at @JHUSystems started an online dashboard to track #COVID19 cas… https://t.co/WwDuZHXnZh
6/29
2020
⁣Too small for a #blackhole, too large for a neutron star – what is it? @NSF’s LIGO has discovered an unusual obje… https://t.co/nBNmqvSPhkDid you know? This is month is 🌍 #WorldOceansMonth. Yes, check out my scientist video selfie by @NSF. I talk about… https://t.co/FveOEnSVnD
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6/28
2020
#NSFfunded researchers at George Washington University are developing plasma brush to help medical providers quickl… https://t.co/jxrgM6QwzrUsing data from #NSFfunded @ztfsurvey, astronomers have spotted what might be a flare of light from a pair of coale… https://t.co/ORFXlysPvZ
6/26
2020
Watch 🎥 #NSFfunded engineers and chemists at @uofcincy are developing a fast-responding biosensor to detect harmf… https://t.co/4vq5CYtJbl
6/25
2020
We’ve extended the deadline for CAREER applications to Aug 11 (Eligibility is still tied to the original July 27 de… https://t.co/DZUDR2Rk3I
6/24
2020
Have questions about the universe? 💫 From black holes to wormholes, NSF's astrophysicist and #StarTrek 🖖 enthusias… https://t.co/0pMdhvpKv1Did you know that you are made of star stuff? ✨It’s true! Many of the atoms in your body were created in other star… https://t.co/Zn3fJck8yl
Retweeted by National Science Foundation.@NSF got a new director! Sethuraman Panchanathan has been officially appointed and begins work today as 15th direc… https://t.co/AXPyHbpLFNStill time to register! A great opportunity for students, teachers and parents to learn more about working in #STEMhttps://t.co/KgXjk3qRMP
Retweeted by National Science Foundation🐙🐬🦀🐳🌈 We have made a photo showcase of some of the great wildlife & nature @TheJR has encountered over the years. H… https://t.co/pnmAk76J4K
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6/23
2020
The @CoBuild19 research team helped families w/ #STEM activities during stay-at-home orders, but the team’s work ha… https://t.co/D7BlK6bcjI
6/20
2020
Imagine--a household sponge that could clean up an oil spill! Researchers at @NorthwesternU developed a coating th… https://t.co/GRgYOeLyuW
6/19
2020
Today, the Senate unanimously confirmed Sethuraman Panchanathan as the new @NSF Director. We are looking forward… https://t.co/gA9krISvhSGet your snacks ready and join us on this virtual summer road trip 😎 📍The world's most powerful magnet at… https://t.co/MfATMxBQlz
6/18
2020
Join us tomorrow at 12 pm ET for a virtual 2020 Frontiers in Ocean Sciences Symposium. #NSFfunded scientists will… https://t.co/xt0vb6eKe5If young people are interested in doing this kind of work, science and math classes are key, together with natural… https://t.co/gdHlpQLjlcThe European eel is imp to study since it is a commercially important species that is critically endangered @IUCN.… https://t.co/qoYx2if2nmStudying how eels navigate and adapt can show us that fish, even in their earlier forms can use large-scale externa… https://t.co/rDnl3XK5vN... these eels are amazing. They migrate over 3,000 miles from the Sargasso Sea to Europe, where they mature for ne… https://t.co/4Uscnd31y5We also deployed glass eels in a magnetic lab that allowed us to rotate “magnetic north” to a different compass dir… https://t.co/bTSqpJUX24The international research team of the Institute of Marine Research (@Havforskningen) and @UMiamiRsmas, collected o… https://t.co/9YBbBHi75bWhen a glass eel is deployed into the DISC’s behavioral chamber, researchers can study its movement and orientation… https://t.co/C8VYmQ4iVHSince studying glass eels in their natural environment is difficult, researchers used a Drifting In Situ Chamber (D… https://t.co/EAhraWgQrlBut magnetic imprinting is not the only behavioral strategy glass eels use to migrate. They use chemical cues such… https://t.co/mYh0bF323ZAfter up to 50 years, they undergo another metamorphosis into silver eels, then migrate for thousands of kilometers… https://t.co/OUEAQJ0RPu
6/17
2020

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