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Would you pay $55 million for two acres in Alexandria? USAA did

>The National Science Foundation's planned headquarters in Alexandria is expected to generate millions of dollars in new tax revenue, bring tens of thousands of visitors to the area annually, and spark the redevelopment of several other surrounding properties. What's the land for the agency's new home worth? The answer: $55 million.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:42pm EDT

Tags: Alexandria, National Science Foundation

Buyers interested in NSF's planned HQ in Alexandria

Hoffman Development Inc. didn't have any plans to sell the National Science Foundation's planned Alexandria headquarters, slated for completion in 2017, but the prospect apparently was too appealing to interested buyers to ignore.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 05:55pm EDT

Tags: Hoffman Development, Alexandria, National Science Foundation

Many Americans can't answer science questions

Whether the Earth orbits the sun or astrology is scientific are questions many Americans cannot answer correctly.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 10:15am EST

Tags: science, National Science Foundation, survey, Jamie Slater, science and technology

Summit to boost interest in STEM education

The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future is hosting a summit aimed at improving education in science, technology and math at a Hanover hotel on Thursday.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 04:34pm EST

Tags: National Science Foundation, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Johns Hopkins gets $6M to improve wind farm design

Johns Hopkins University says it will lead an international team of researchers studying how to improve wind farm design.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 05:13pm EDT

Tags: National Science Foundation, Johns Hopkins

UVa participating nanotechnology research effort

The University of Virginia and three other universities are partnering for research to create self-powered devices to help people monitor their health.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 03:56am EDT

Tags: National Science Foundation, University of Virginia, nanotechnology

UMES awarded grant from Nat'l Science Foundation

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has been awarded a $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation to help prepare students for science jobs.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: University of Maryland Eastern Shore, National Science Foundation, Ben Cardin, Barbara Mikulski