National Science Foundation

Step into the stars in this video from the National Science Foundation with David Charbonneau, associate professor of astronomy at Harvard University. Charbonneau, recipient of NSFs 2009 Alan T. Waterman Award, shares his research on the detection and characterization of extra-solar planets, known as exoplanets.

Technologies such as nanotechnology transistors and many-core computing are on the horizon. As technology becomes increasingly mainstream, global competitiveness will increase accordingly. Join Intel Corporations Chairman of the Board, Craig R. Barrett, as he explores the future of technology and its impact on the global market. In this video from the National Science Foundation, Barrett discusses the type of environment, research and education needed to sustain the excellence and innovation that is required in such a stiff global competition.

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