Topic: Science

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In 2017, we launched 51 Pegasi b, a postdoctoral fellowship program providing exceptional scientists with…

Cyndi Atherton, the Foundation's director of Science, has been appointed to the Board on Atmospheric Sciences…

A new, 1-meter telescope—funded by the Heising-Simons Foundation’s Science program—has been installed at the University of Texas…

The melt from Greenland’s ice sheet already accounts for 25 percent of global sea level…

To support future principal investigators interested in submitting their first NASA mission proposal, the Heising-Simons…

Over the past 23 years, grantee partner Dr. Andrea Ghez and her team of astronomers…

The consequences of climate change are dramatically observable in the Arctic region. From July 18…

Artemis, the first ground-based telescope of the SPECULOOS (Search for habitable Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars)…

How universal is Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation? We already know that this law does…