Sethuraman Panchanathan

(Maria B. Barnes/NSF)National Science Foundation HQ with Metro passing by

How the National Science Foundation is dealing with a big budget increase

Thanks to last year’s legislation to help the semiconductor industry, the National Science Foundation was given $9.9 billion in its record budget for fiscal…

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After pushback, NSF implements 4.6% average pay raise for all excepted service employees

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)federal pay raise

Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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National Science Foundation launches brand new directorate with ambitious goals

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This Feb. 27, 2018, photo shows a seven cubit quantum device is seen at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Describing the inner workings of a quantum computer isn’t easy, even for top scholars. That’s because the machines process information at the scale of elementary particles such as electrons and photons, where different laws of physics apply. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A new federal effort to bolster the nation’s expertise in quantum computing

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