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Posted byon November 30, 2012 at 1:44 PM EDT
Post-Sandy, HUD, OSTP, and several tech companies teamed up to help families in need of alternative housing.
Posted byon November 29, 2012 at 4:33 PM EDT
Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than$25 million of funding for innovative materials-science research projects. The research awards are a significant milestone for the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a collaborative effort of public, private, and academic leaders to make the discovery, development, and deployment of cutting-edge materials faster and cheaper than ever before.
Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 6:13 PM EDT
The White House is always looking for new ways to help Americans engage with President Obama and his administration, so we're excited to launch our official presence on SoundCloud - a social platform devoted to sharing sounds, including recorded speeches and music.
Posted byon October 23, 2012 at 5:43 PM EDT
The research ship, called Sikuliaq, which means “young sea ice” in the language of northern Alaska’s Inupiat people, is bound for ice-breaking adventures in the Arctic. Video courtesy of Val Ihde and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Posted byon October 19, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon October 19, 2012 at 8:00 AM EDT
We've launched an improved homepage for WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon October 15, 2012 at 4:04 PM EDT
The White House Cybersecurity Coordinator joined leaders to discuss the importance of National Cyber Security Awareness month, and offers some basic steps to be more secure at home.
Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 5:27 PM EDT
Today two American chemists, Robert J. Lefkowitz of Duke University and Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University, were awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry. OSTP is pleased to congratulate these exceptional scientists and celebrate their high achievement.
Equal Futures: Opening Doors to High-Quality Education and Career Opportunities for Women and Girls in STEMPosted byon October 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM EDT
Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 12 other international leaders officially launched the Equal Futures Partnership, a new multilateral initiative to break down barriers to women's political participation and economic opportunity.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM EDT
OSTP proudly congratulates American physicist David J. Wineland, of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, who today earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics.