National Science Foundation
Welcome to the National Science Foundation (NSF) channel. NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense ...." We fund a significant proportion of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. Come find out "where discoveries begin." Browse our collection of videos for news and discoveries in science, engineering, technology and education.