What is the future of deep learning? Charles Cadieu, co-Founder and CEO of Bay Labs, answers the question in this edition of Ask a Scientist
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You sent us your questions, and NSF-funded scientists are answering! Check out this series of brief videos for answers to science and engineering questions you might be wondering about.
Adam Wolf, founder and CEO of Arable Labs, describes the future of food production. Arable Labs, a National Science Foundation-funded small business, has developed a crop and weather sensor that delivers real-time, precision weather information straight to the hands of farmers in the field
Shuji Nakamura, an electrical engineer at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who won The Nobel Prize in Physics in 2014, gave a 2018 Engineering Directorate Distinguished Lecture at the National Science Foundation
What is machine learning? Helen Gu, Founder and CEO of Insightfinder Inc., answers your question in this edition of "Ask a Scientist"
What is neuroplasticity? Sherry Benton, CEO and Founder of TAO Connect, answers the question in this edition of Ask a Scientist
What's the difference between thermoplastics and thermoset plastics? Philip Taynton, founder of Mallinda, answers your question in this edition of Ask a Scientist
What advice do you have for women wanting to study science and engineering? Gloria Kolb, chief executive officer of Elidah, answers your question in this edition of "Ask a Scientist"
Has government-funded basic research impacted the economy? Dr. Laura Philips Schroeder, founder and chief executive officer of Spheryx, Inc., answers your question in this edition of Ask a Scientist
Have you ever wondered if planets are still being formed? Dr. Debra Fischer answers your question in this special "Mysteries of the Cosmos" edition of Ask a Scientist
Is the universe infinite and will it last forever? Saul Perlmutter, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, answers your question in this special "Mysteries of the Cosmos" edition of Ask a Scientist
We asked Belinda Pastrana, chief executive officer of Protein Dynamic Solutions, why do some scientists commercialize their research and become entrepreneurs?
We asked Fen Zhao, a National Science Foundation Program Coordinator in the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program, what does a scientist look like?
How can we test a structural design for earthquake resiliency? We asked Shiling Pei, Colorado School of Mines Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, the answer on this Ask a Scientist
We asked Tom Kurfess, professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech, what is the future of manufacturing?
We asked John Rickford, Professor of Linguistics and the Humanities at Stanford University, what effect does your spoken dialect have in court?
We asked John Rickford, Professor of Linguistics and the Humanities at Stanford University, what is linguistics?
We asked Mark Mote, a graduate researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Robotarium, what is coding?
Through its Growing Convergent Research at NSF, one of the foundation's "10 Big Idea for Future NSF investments," the foundation seeks to highlight the value of convergence, the deep integration of multiple disciplines in order to advance scientific discovery and innovation
We asked NSF's Division of Astronomical Sciences Program Director David Boboltz what's happening on August 21, and what can people potentially see
We asked NSF's Division of Astronomical Sciences Program Director David Boboltz: What are ways in which people can view the solar eclipse safely?