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    Results: 301-325 of 350

    OrganizationProgramsGrant AmountYearPurpose
    The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior UniversityScience, Fundamental Physics$93,1502015to support a workshop on precision measurement devices to study high energy physics in laboratory-scale experiments
    Regents of the University of California Santa CruzScience, Climate Change Science$1,264,2732015to support the development of a paleoclimate version of the Community Earth System Model (CESM)
    Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyScience, Fundamental Physics$675,6922015to develop cryogenic osmium-based detectors to investigate neutrino scattering phenomena
    American Association for the Advancement of ScienceScience, Communications & Linkages$40,0002015to support the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program
    University of Florida Board of TrusteesScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$838,4632015to support a laboratory search for axions, hidden-sector photons, and vacuum magnetic birefringence
    Regents of the University of California at BerkeleyScience, Opportunity & Other$172,5002015to support geological research on the Deccan Traps flood basalts of India
    California Institute of TechnologyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$697,9642015to design and build the fiber injection module for W.M. Keck Observatory's near-infrared spectrograph
    California Association for Research in AstronomyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$215,0002015to support the upgrade of W.M. Keck Observatory's near-infrared spectrometer (NIRSPEC)
    University of WashingtonScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$57,0002015to support a workshop on microwave cavity design for axion research
    University of California Berkeley FoundationScience, Opportunity & Other$171,8972015for the endowment of the Eugene D. Commins Chair in Experimental Physics
    California Institute of TechnologyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$657,4252015to support theory development at the interface of cosmology and quantum mechanics to identify observational signatures that can distinguish competing models of how the universe was formed and evolved
    Regents of the University of California at BerkeleyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$435,9862015to fund activities during Phase 1 of the Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment (CASPEr), a search for ultra-light dark matter particles such as axions and dark photons
    National Academy of SciencesScience, Communications & Linkages$75,0002015to conduct a fast-track examination of the science of attribution of extreme weather events to human-caused climate change and natural variability
    The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior UniversityScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$264,0982015to fund activities during Phase 1 of the Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment (CASPEr), a search for ultra-light dark matter particles such as axions and dark photons
    Smithsonian Institution Office Of The ComptrollerScience, Climate Change Science$74,9602015to support timely ecological field measurements in secondary tropical forests
    Trustees of Boston UniversityScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$408,7662015to fund Boston University's activities during Phase 1 of the Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment (CASPEr), a search for ultra-light dark matter particles such as axions and dark photons
    Science Friday Initiative, Inc.Science, Communications & Linkages$150,0002014for general support
    Regents of the University of California at BerkeleyScience, Opportunity & Other$2,0232014to use novel biophysical and computational approaches to predict how proteins self-assemble to form ordered super-structures
    University of Maine System Inc.Science, Climate Change Science$558,7182014to design, engineer, and deploy on Helheim Glacier in Greenland a fully-autonomous, ground-based glacier-monitoring instrument based on Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology
    Regents of the University of California Santa CruzScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$300,0002014to upgrade the charge coupled device on the red channel of the Kast spectrometer on the Shane Telescope at the University of California Observatories Lick Observatory
    Aspen Global Change Institute Inc.Science, Communications & Linkages$200,0002014to develop and support a high-level corps of Climate Change Ambassadors to advance the societal conversation on climate change and actions to respond to it
    Yale UniversityScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$500,0002014to develop and upgrade the site and experimental infrastructure in which thin-film superconducting cavities and squeezed-vacuum state amplifiers will be used to detect axion dark matter particles with energies of 5-20 gigahertz (GHz)
    Regents of the University of California at BerkeleyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$100,0002014to develop thin-film superconducting cavities that will be coupled with squeezed-vacuum state receivers in an experimental infrastructure to detect axion dark matter particles with energies of 5-20 gigahertz (GHz)
    Regents of the University of California at BerkeleyScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$150,1182014to support the conceptual design and systems design review phases of the optics and mechanical structure for the Stable High Resolution Echelle Spectrometer for Keck (SHREK)
    Regents of the University of ColoradoScience, Astronomy & Cosmology$500,0002014to develop squeezed-vacuum state amplifiers that will be coupled with thin-film superconducting cavities in an experimental infrastructure to detect axion dark matter particles with energies of 5-20 gigahertz (GHz)
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