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Screen from Frontiers websiteNew: Frontiers - Wonder at Work
NSF's public investment in science, education and technology helps to create knowledge and sustain prosperity. This site presents just a few of NSF's many success stories.

Front cover of America's Investment in the FutureAmerica's Investment in the Future
Published for NSF's 50th anniversary, this book presents some of the accomplishments and discoveries that have resulted from NSF investments in science and engineering.

Screen from America's Investment in the Future videoAmerica's Investment in the Future: The Video
This 13-minute video showcases NSF and its mission, explaining who we are, what we do, and why our work is important to everyone.

The Nifty 50 graphicThe Nifty Fifty
Presenting 50 NSF-funded inventions, innovations and discoveries that have become commonplace in our lives.

Cover of Frontiers newsletterFrontiers: Archives of NSF Newsletter
The web archive for NSF's monthly newsletter, featuring issues published between 1996 and 1998. Frontiers profiled important work funded by the National Science Foundation. Topics included advances in math and science research, breakthroughs in engineering, and achievements in educational programs.


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