Tag: National Science Foundation

via the ARRL: HamSCI Workshop Receives National Science Foundation Grant

The HamSCI Workshop March 22 – 23 at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, has received a supporting grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Organized and administered by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the conference is hosted by the CWRU Amateur Radio Club (W8EDU). Registration remains open, and papers and presentations are invited. “We […]

via the ARRL: Management Change Under Way at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that a management change is under way at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The University of Central Florida (UCF) has begun formal transition activities to assume the operations and management of Arecibo Observatory, which sustained significant damage during Hurricane Maria last September. “The university will take over formal management and execute a program of research […]

Hurricane-battered Arecibo telescope will keep studying the skies

After years of financial uncertainty and weeks of hardship caused by Hurricane Maria, staff at the legendary Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico were relieved to find out Thursday that their telescope will remain operational. For about a decade, the National Science Foundation, which owns the observatory and supplies about two-thirds of its $12 million budget, […]