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NSF to Double Number of Math Institutes

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Science  12 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5579, pp. 174
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5579.174a

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American mathematics just multiplied itself by two. On 1 July, the Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the creation of three new mathematical sciences research institutes, bringing the total number of such NSF-funded institutes to six.