National Science Foundation (NSF)

Gernsbacher Named to NSF Advisory Panel

APS Past President Morton Ann Gernsbacher has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) at  the National Science Foundation. As the only federal science agency dedicated solely to supporting basic research, NSF occupies an irreplaceable niche in the world of science funding. With an More

National Science Foundation Update

With a budget of $6 billion, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is the only federal science agency dedicated solely to supporting basic research. That doesn’t mean NSF is the only agency that supports basic research – the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense have significant basic More

The History of APS: A Timeline

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of APS, we have created a special area of the website devoted to celebrating the last 20 years of APS history. This section features an interactive timeline of APS history detailing the vision of our founders and the success story that is APS. 1988 More