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Film, TV, Museums and More

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Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold

This two-part PBS television special is based largely on Tom Shachtman's book of the same name. The series demonstrates the impact of our mastery of extreme cold on our lives, culture, and future discovery and innovation.

Multimedia Gallery & Photo Galleries

Front section of the Gulfstream V aircraft
NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V high-altitude science research aircraft returns from loan to NOAA

The NSF/National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Gulfstream V high-altitude science research aircraft returns from a short-term loan to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), after successfully ensuring there was no gap in observations of dangerous hurricanes.

Learning Resources

Classroom Resources

A collection of lessons and web resources for teachers, students & their families.

Research on learning in formal & informal settings

Funding for research that advances science education.

NSF Funding & Research Community