Research News

It's our birthday!

A celebration of NSF-funded research

inaugural national science board members wearing party hats

How we imagine the inaugural National Science Board would celebrate our 66th birthday.

May 10, 2016

For more than six decades, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded science and engineering research -- from astronomy to zoology and everything in between -- that has led to discoveries and innovations that transform our world.

Did you know that NSF-supported research led to bar codes, the discovery of gravitational waves, Google and much more?

Learn about these pioneering discoveries and the history of NSF.

--  Glorymar Rivera-Diaz, (703) 292-5344