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When grasshoppers change their orientation, they respond to gravity as humans do. Scientists at @ASU +… https://t.co/ZscfrBFpc3Calling all #CommunityCollege students! The Community College Innovation Challenge is back. Time to Innovate! Lea… https://t.co/WpaZ4wsASI
1/21
2020
📍Check out the new South Pole marker! The precise location of the geographic South Pole is adjusted every year beca… https://t.co/SslPtdx7zY
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1/20
2020
Take a polar bear plunge into some of the investments, breakthroughs and emerging trends from 2019… https://t.co/ZHyJYAHPMG
1/18
2020
Phoning home?🤯 Our astronomer @A_Hales_ALMA is always trying to reach the Cosmos. 📡✨ A perfect photo by Pablo Carr… https://t.co/5vS3qai4JW
Retweeted by National Science FoundationNew year, new understanding of our Sun! #2020SolarVision 👀 @NSF's Inouye Solar Telescope will image incredible de… https://t.co/iiF1ObUBrmThis @utarlington team is developing networked drones to bring long distance Wi-Fi support to emergency responders.… https://t.co/Ght4T5XHb6The breath of an #Antarctic #whale creates a cloud of its own. #NSFfunded researcher Ari Friedlaender, of… https://t.co/tBcSSCsYvl
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1/17
2020
#NSFfunded astronomers, using @keckobservatory, have discovered strange objects near our galaxy's enormous black ho… https://t.co/oNnLrnIwxp
1/16
2020
Other nations are making big investments in science and engineering research and education. As a result, their shar… https://t.co/zvI5O4uP2c
1/15
2020
What’s ahead for driverless cars? #NSFfunded scientist Missy Cummings & others are sharing their thoughts on how t… https://t.co/yjof4VZeLz#NSFfunded scientists explore the #Kolumbo submarine volcano with a hybrid remotely operated underwater vehicle.… https://t.co/gwP3lRhW9TTechnologies based on #NSFfunded research are increasing the opps available to those with disabilities. From roboti… https://t.co/vA8KrElUUJ
1/14
2020
Scientists at @Illinois_Alma have developed gentle, microscopic hands to study tiny and soft materials— ranging fro… https://t.co/OesmmkB3hnThe #PAEMST 2020 Nomination Drive is underway! We’re seeking K-6th grade #STEM teachers, like Lynetta, who show de… https://t.co/BNJxjs6Ihf
1/13
2020
@workerbeemicah Here's a link to the paper: https://t.co/FMkZ7X6GIX @workerbeemicah Here's a link to the news release for more info: https://t.co/LvCJbcy2xcGutsy mealworms purge plastic... 👍1 of our 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About. Check out the rest… https://t.co/XiUhYDsDAo
1/11
2020
Are driverless cars ready for prime time or do they have miles to go? Thought leaders, including #NSFfunded scien… https://t.co/SvLIl3DibNGif credit: Tom StewartResearchers @UChicago are using CT scanning to examine the fins of fossilized fish still encased in rock. They were… https://t.co/hfeDk8rtdM
1/10
2020
💛❤️💛❤️Can you tell that I love this @SciGirls feature. What a fine example of a #technology-inspired project by gir… https://t.co/Q83PXwzifz
Retweeted by National Science FoundationIn case you were wondering... here's everything we have to do before we can go to #Mars! https://t.co/FHl619aIqt
1/9
2020
More kernels in a corn cob? Yes, pls! 🌽 Manipulating a gene in the corn could be a way to increase crop yields by… https://t.co/4paSYxGHv6NSF has for decades invested in #AI development that seeks to maintain U.S. leadership in this important field. One… https://t.co/ffpZawOrCb
1/8
2020
At #CES2020? Look for booth 50000 and tell us about your tech. We’ll be here all week to talk innovation. @NSFSBIRhttps://t.co/s4sBGYAjChNSF-supported @LSST will now be called the @NSF Vera C. Rubin Observatory-- recognizing the role astronomer Rubin p… https://t.co/TzkQGphj1DWarming oceans around #Antarctica could have serious impacts on the larvae of invertebrates that are used to the st… https://t.co/eh0vVyHpwH
1/7
2020
From the #realblackhole image to finding out how tiny mantis shrimp see wavelengths of light that are invisible to… https://t.co/UlIK2HcFjcCounting down our Top 10 stories of 2019 at #1: TACC launched Frontera: the fastest supercomputer at any university… https://t.co/k7F8sMZmO6
Retweeted by National Science FoundationNow live! The @NSF funded #STEM for All Multiplex brings together over 800 videos from the STEM for All Showcases-… https://t.co/KNJS4cUVih
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1/6
2020
The Earth makes it closest approach to the Sun (in the Northern Hemisphere) during the winter time, on January 5 at… https://t.co/bvaDsngDsY
Retweeted by National Science Foundation#NSFfunded research reveals how two penguin species, the gentoo (left) and the chinstrap, have dealt with more than… https://t.co/v9MSlya9ob#DYK A single drop of seawater can contain a wide range of ocean microbes from around the world -- revealing new i… https://t.co/uhzxXfqDS6
1/3
2020
. Meet the @NSF Inouye Solar Telescope - NSF's Flagship Telescope for the Sun. Managed and built by the National S… https://t.co/uDEmoouN9Z
Retweeted by National Science FoundationHappy New Year! This 2020, don’t be afraid to take chances, make mistakes, learn something new and be a (citizen) s… https://t.co/pe2pq9uc2R
1/2
2020
Wishing you a stellar New Year! Thanks for following ✨ Found in nearby galaxies roughly 300 million light years a… https://t.co/LCkPZ2qT1a
1/1
2019
#BestTweetsOf2019 + #NewYearChallenge = Be YOU! https://t.co/VOInh1jZ2f
12/31
2019
#BestTweetsof2019 The first EVER image of a black hole. Using #NSFfunded @ehtelescope, scientists obtained an ima… https://t.co/er0AeLauUMGoing down memory lane with some of our #besttweetsof2019. Here, women in science + Antarctica 👇 https://t.co/RUcKG0YXwg
12/30
2019
It’s a beautiful morning in the eastern Pacific Ocean where watching the daily #HOVAlvin launch never gets old. The… https://t.co/J7bVjEIx5G
Retweeted by National Science FoundationStart the #NewYear with these 10 ideas (supported by science!) to help your kids (and babies) learn and achieve the… https://t.co/pAQSjAtiq9#NSFunded researchers at @DrexelUniv have developed an algorithm that can find patterns in the genetic code of micr… https://t.co/3n0RdlWp0y
12/27
2019
If you've ever been to one of our outreach events, you may have played our VR game. We are thrilled to share that i… https://t.co/qDSpThaf8v
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12/26
2019
Our McMurdo Station in Antarctica through the years... 🎥 This station, located in the southwest corner of the Ros… https://t.co/R7Or1n513D
12/24
2019
.@NSF is among the top 10 Best Places to Work in the fed government for the 4th year in a row! #FedBPTW From scien… https://t.co/xQSCFi47GzSometimes, cool discoveries happen on accident. #NSFfunded researchers at @Penn found that changing the length of… https://t.co/mbMUDMF5eU
12/23
2019
Happy #Solstice ❄️ The first glow of sunrise appears above McMurdo Station, Ross Island, #Antarctica. McMurdo is… https://t.co/pq3n9VEsBK
12/21
2019
@NSF has funded some of the world's most renowned telescopes, including @TheNRAO. The 300-foot transit radio tele… https://t.co/1lqQ741P2u2019 will forever be known as the year of the #blackhole. But did you know, there are four types of black holes:… https://t.co/ivLbJCyVEb
12/20
2019
@sciencemagazine @ehtelescope Here, NSF Director France Córdova holding a copy of the historic first #realblackholehttps://t.co/cPswSIIXqx(drum roll) .... and the @sciencemagazine's 2019 Breakthrough of the Year goes to the Event Horizon Telescope (… https://t.co/wY7hELYnqiWe are excited to announce that Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan will be nominated as the next @NSF director.… https://t.co/uAl3OXUnO2
12/19
2019
New #NSFfunded study, led by @ucdavis scientists, reports that the Arctic has warmed by 0.75 degrees Celsius (+/- 3… https://t.co/RVvuyRBrVp3 years. 8 students. 13 volunteers. 42 cabinets. 864 drawers. 55,251 specimens. It's been a long road, but finally,… https://t.co/5X8ZZ6plY7
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12/18
2019
#TuesdayMotivation? Check these 24 rarely seen images from the first all-female science team in Antarctica:… https://t.co/gBBBbdB2IOIn order to boost America’s skilled technical workforce, the NSB, @NSF & other S&E leaders should communicate to pa… https://t.co/7G3djNhCmg
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12/17
2019
Another great year for science! We are proud to continue funding groundbreaking, transformative research that chang… https://t.co/ToqUixAqDzIt turns out that warm-blooded animals aren’t warm all of the time! #NSFfunded researchers at @BrownUniversity st… https://t.co/G4MR7o5ude
12/16
2019
On this episode of @NatGeo's Man-Made see the challenges of building @NSF's South Pole Station. Full clip here:… https://t.co/oH5i7kJ7FE
12/15
2019
New study by #NSFfunded researchers at @Scripps_Ocean suggests there could be a MILLION times more pieces of plasti… https://t.co/VgZbugVABA
12/13
2019
NSF Director France Córdova with @NIST, @ENERGY, @NOAA, @USGS and @WHOSTP leadership exploring science at the pole… https://t.co/qP7iCUQkrZGalaxies lead a graceful existence on cosmic timescales. This image, obtained by Gemini Observatory of NSF’s Nation… https://t.co/6jGRXxLtcu
Retweeted by National Science FoundationNominations for the #PAESMEM 2019-2020 cycle close soon! PAESMEM recognizes the best in #STEM mentoring, like 2014… https://t.co/JNPvpj7DEESPT was visited today by the directors of @NSF, @USGS, and @NIST, plus the @doescience Undersecretary of Science,… https://t.co/HlnZi9KvOj
Retweeted by National Science FoundationAstronomers at @ALMAobs have observed a large dust-filled galaxy called MAMBO-9. This dusty giant is the most dista… https://t.co/Bpmg37Ic6g
12/12
2019
🐧We couldn't offer a snow delay this AM but we CAN give you a little bit of Antarctica this afternoon! Tune in LI… https://t.co/C5Y0uOb72C
Retweeted by National Science FoundationToday, as part of its ongoing effort to keep international research collaboration open and secure, @NSF released a… https://t.co/Rh3jV12w5ATODAY at 2:30pm ET! #LIVE from @NSF’s McMurdo station. ❄️ https://t.co/8uyZe0M67Z
12/11
2019
NSF Director France Córdova will be inducted to the #CAHallofFame tonight along with the other inspirational Califo… https://t.co/JEAAhWABpwWe're going LIVE from #Antarctica tomorrow at 2:30pm ET! Do you have questions about how's life on the ice? Join us… https://t.co/Y197pObOW1This is the closest we hope to ever be from the fangs of a pit viper! A team of researchers at the @Illinois_Almahttps://t.co/AUsCvwPah0
12/10
2019
Geoscientists at the @USouthFlorida have successfully developed a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect… https://t.co/MvTLMlwDPq
12/9
2019
Playing with fire 🔥 @NSF is partnering with the @Space_Station to learn more about how fire spreads & behaves in… https://t.co/KMJXMSKZuF
12/6
2019
Black holes, mini magnets & mesons, oh my! 😱 Congratulations to the finalists for @PhysicsWorld’s Top 10 Breakthr… https://t.co/P6X6iqJAHc
12/5
2019
For the first time #NSFfunded researchers have discovered just how enormous the Adélie penguin 🐧 colony is (more th… https://t.co/SYy6wZfhe2
12/4
2019
For someone with Alzheimer's disease, there's no turning back the clock. By the time memory loss & other signs appe… https://t.co/2TEXpan70lAt @NSF's McMurdo Station, the flags of the original 12 signatory nations to the #Antarctic Treaty flap in the bree… https://t.co/COOzCKz9FH
12/3
2019
For >60 yrs, @NSF has coordinated & managed the U.S. scientific presence at #Antarctica. >3K Americans are involved… https://t.co/cXqdKdgzMFThe #PAESMEM Nomination Drive starts today! We’re seeking mentors (like the awardees pictured) who work with underr… https://t.co/5HkzEA7RYm#AntarcticDay 🐧*
12/2
2019
It's #AntarticDay! 🇦🇶 Sixty years later, we commemorate the signing of the #AntarcticTreaty & its founding princi… https://t.co/4vehhBHnnD
12/1
2019
If you could fly next to the supermassive black hole M87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster, this… https://t.co/DTirWGhrkdHappy #BlackHoleFriday! Earlier this year, @NSF scientists obtained the first image of a black hole — a feat not po… https://t.co/X9AScJWYUo
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11/29
2019
@PurdueEngineers CORRECTION: Research in this video is under the direction of Pablo Zavattieri & collaborators & pe… https://t.co/bfSqtRQtZh✔️ Nutritious, disease & drought-resistant crops; ✔️ Low-cost, low-energy ways to conserve clean water; and ✔️ Too… https://t.co/vwA8iVaqVbNeed to keep the kids entertained (or just quiet) during holiday travel? @NSF's Science Zone app got you covered.… https://t.co/62fYZl6Oc8
11/27
2019
“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.” That's the goal of #NSFfunded research into prosthetics. These resear… https://t.co/TSMi4BQ1ZSHere's a slice of science for #NationalCakeDay: Taking "core samples" from a cake is a pretty sweet way to learn ab… https://t.co/QBN697MY9IThis #ThanksgivingWeek, we are especially thankful for #STEM teachers and mentors! RT if you agree and consider no… https://t.co/CknFwUPyD3
11/26
2019
A new season of SciGirls premieres December 12 on the SciGirls @PBSKIDS website & on @PBS stations around the count… https://t.co/krN5pBCZ2R
Retweeted by National Science FoundationWith @NSF support, a team of @uarizona researchers has created a simple, portable and inexpensive method for detect… https://t.co/RqAXqFj5Vz#NSFfunded STEM Teacher Leadership Network (@STEMTLnet) is officially launched! Join education leaders working toge… https://t.co/tnO8OU1KSy
11/25
2019
Spider silk is among the strongest 💪 fibers in the world. #NSFfunded researcher (and former @USArmy soldier) at… https://t.co/qfWYsDYgv6#NSFfunded scientists discover how energy from the sun is transferred to the star's upper atmosphere, heating it to… https://t.co/TaqMmNG7kz
11/22
2019
Just as the nation's network of meteorological stations allows scientists to predict changes in the weather, @NSF's… https://t.co/2qY8cTPrgy
11/21
2019
Toolik Field Station #ARCLTER on AK North Slope seeing the last of the sun for the season. Very cool animation av… https://t.co/HmG97Cco26
Retweeted by National Science FoundationYes, it's still #hurricaneseason. For three hurricane seasons in a row, storms with record-breaking rainfall have… https://t.co/8XdGT6MGKZ☄ Approximately 100 million meteors can be observed in plain sight all over the planet over a 24 hour period. And a… https://t.co/ZlpNY4aSsg
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11/20
2019
#EntrepreneurDay is a time to celebrate those taking huge risks to create something new — like @PhylloTech. This… https://t.co/vBiGSCI20N
11/19
2019

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