In the final months of World War II, Vannevar Bush, director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, prepared a report that would forever shape federal support of scientific research.
Decadal surveys are the Bibles of space science policy. How are they prepared? How influential are they?
If you’re an undergraduate in your senior year intending to go to graduate school in science or just finishing up your first year (and are a US citizen, national or permanent resident), you SHOULD apply for the NSF GRFP. Read on to learn why and how. Now is a great time to start thinking about your application!