National Science Foundation

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The National Science Foundation is an organ of the United States Government which funds Scientific research.[1] The NSF was established in 1950. Since its founding researchers funded by the NSF have won over 170 Nobel Prizes.

The NSF is overseen by a National Science Board.[2]

The NSF's budget for 2008 was just over $6 billion.[3]

References

  1. National Science Foundation History, National Science Foundation. Retrieved on 2008-11-03.
  2. A Timeline of NSF History, National Science Foundation. Retrieved on 2008-11-03.
  3. President Signs Omnibus Appropriation Bill, National Science Foundation. Retrieved on 2008-11-03.