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Issues in Science & Technology

Issues in Science & TechnologySummer 2014 Issue

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National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program
The risks posed by climate change indicate a pressing need for action to limit the magnitude of climate change and to prepare for adapting to its impacts.
Information from the Academy about biological evolution--one of the foundations of modern science
Reports from the National Research Council provide the basis for new K-12 science education standards.

NAS Members Receive Awards in Mathematics

NAS member Manjul Bhargava (pictured left) has been named as a recipient of the Fields Medal, along with Artur Avila, Martin Hairer and Maryam Mirzakhani. Read More »

NAS member Stanley Osher (pictured right) was awarded the prestigious Gauss Prize, the highest honor in applied mathematics. Read More »

Positives for Science After US-Africa Summit

Science took a back seat at the first US-Africa Leaders Summit, but high-level calls for increased science cooperation and a chance to speak to top officials have left some African policy experts optimistic about the future. Although there were no major research-related announcements, a White House statement said the leaders were able to discuss how to “promote skills development, especially in science, technology, research and innovation”. The summit generated US$37 billion in new investment, including in infrastructure, electricity, public health, and food security. Read More »

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES PROGRAMS

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES MEMBERS

Donald Saari

University of California, Irvine

Mathematics

Saari has used math to unravel a number of different mysteries, including how planets move around their suns and whether voting accurately represents the will of the people. Donald Saari is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Economics at the University of California, Irvine. He was elected to the NAS in 2001.
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Freeman Gilbert »
August 9, 1931 - August 15, 2014
(Geophysics)

Frank Marble »
July 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
(Engineering Sciences)

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Hans Eugster (1925-1987)

Hans Eugster (1925-1987) »
by W. G. Ernst (geology)

Stephen Schneider (1945-2010)

Stephen Schneider (1945-2010) »
by B. D. Santer and P. R. Ehrlich (environmental sciences and ecology)

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