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    For the first time, scientists have obtained direct, quantifiable observations of cloud seeding for increased snowfall -- from the growth of ice crystals, through the processes that occur in clouds, to the eventual snowfall.

    The National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported project, dubbed SNOWIE (Seeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime Clouds -- the Idaho Experiment), took place from Jan. 7 to March 17, 2017, in and near Idaho's Payette Basin, located approximately 50 miles north of...

    More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244215&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

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    According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Science and Engineering Indicators2018 reportreleased today, the United States is the global leader in science and technology (S&T). However, the U.S. global share of S&T activities is declining as other nations -- especially China -- continue to rise.

    The National Science Board (NSB) is the...

    More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244271&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

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  3. Sustainable cities report by NSF's Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education.

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link.

    In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population.

    "This scale and pace of urbanization has never been seen in human history," states a new report, ...

    More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244179&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

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    The National Science Foundation's (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program today announced its inaugural class of SFS Hall of Fame recipients, recognized for making outstanding contributions to cybersecurity.

    The SFS Hall of Fame received nominations from more than 60 universities. The three members of the first class are Josiah Dykstra, Mischel Kwon and Steven Hernandez. NSF made the announcement...

    More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244192&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

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