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Accession 06-033

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Grants Department

Grant Proposals, 1990-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Grants Department
Title: Grant Proposals
Dates: 1990-2005
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-033
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposal, contract and grant files. Proposals found in this accession were made for grants administered by groups within the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposal, contract and grant files. Proposals found in this accession were made for grants administered by groups within the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-033, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Grants Department, Grant Proposals

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Container List

Box 1

Educational Outreach Fund (EOF) Proposals

EOF-1-8-94: Bringing Science and Scientists into the Elementary School Classroom; 6/1/1998 - 6/5/1998

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EOF-2-6-98: Project Atlas: Assisted Transnational Learning Using Artificial Satellites; 6/04/1998 - 6/05/1998

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EOF-3-7-99: Project Atlas: Assisted Transnational Learning Using Artificial Satellites; 7/09/1999 - 7/09/1999

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Women's Committee Proposals (WCP)

WCP - Various Women's Committee Proposals; 7/7/1992 - 4/8/1997

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Regents Publication Program (RPP) Proposals

RPP1-5-94: Solar Corona-A Monograph for Cambridge University Press; 5/16/1994 - 7/13/1994

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RPP2-5-94: Quasar Physics: An Undergraduate Textbook; 5/24/1994 - 5/31/1994

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James Smithson (JS) Society Proposals

JS1-3-94: Development and Testing of a Laser Powered Rubidium Maser Atomic Clock; 3/15/1994 - 3/15/1994

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JS2-3-95: A Double Bulb Rubidium Maser Atomic Clock; 2/17/1995 - 3/14/1995

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JS3-3-95: Enhancement of Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Laser-Polarized Xenon Gas; 3/14/1995 - 3/14/1995

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JS4-3-95: Project Aries-Pilot Dissemination and Continuing Teacher Support Program; 3/14/1995 - 3/14/1995

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Atherton Seidell (AS) Proposals

ASE1-9-95: The Atherton Seidell Endowment Fund; 8/29/1995 - 9/01/1995

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AS-001-10-06: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 10/30/1996 - 10/31/1996

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AS-002-10-96: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 10/30/1996 - 10/31/1996

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AS-003-8-97: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 7/25/1997 - 8/07/1997

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AS-004-10-98: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 10/20/1998 - 10/28/1999

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AS-005-10-98: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 10/26/1998 - 10/29/1998

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AS-006-12-00: For the Atherton Seidell Grants Program; 12/21/2000 - 12/27/2000

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AS-007-4-03: Metadata Capture for Historical Observatory Publications; 3/31/2003 - 4/01/2003

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AS-008-4-03: A Comprehensive Atomic Database for X-ray Astronomy; 3/31/2003 - 4/01/2003

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AS-009-5-04: First Results of the Spitzer Space Telescope Infrared Array Camera; 5/26/2004 - 5/28/2004

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AS-010-5-04: Comprehensive Atomic Database for X-ray Astronomy; 5/27/2004 - 5/28/2004

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AS-011-12-04: Telescope Logbooks Atherton Seidell; 12/28/2004 - 12/30/2004

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Lemelson Education Initiative Proposals

LE-001-10-04: Everyday Classroom Tools 11: An Inquiry-based Science Curriculum; 10/28/2004 - 10/29/2004

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Latino Initiative Proposals

LI-001-5-04: "Ojos Nuevos" or New Eyes on the Universe; 5/27/2004 - 5/27/2004

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LI-002-5-04: For the FY 2005 Latino Initiatives Pool; 5/27/2004 - 6/08/2004

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Scholarly Studies Proposals

SS155-9-90: Mapping the Stellar Population in the Taurus Dark Cloud; 9/13/1990 - 2/27/1992

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SS156-9-90: Pulse Phase Spectroscopy of HER X-1 and CEN X-3; 9/18/1990 - 9/25/1990

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SS157-9-90: Signatures of Coronal Heating Mechanisms in The Quiet Sun; 9/17/1990 - 4/11/1991

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SS158-9-90: Global Change Studies: Magnetic and Brightness Change of Solar-Type Stars; 9/12/1990 - 3/30/1990

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SS159-9-90: The Cooling of Warm Molecular Gas by Far-Infrared and Submillimeter H2O line Emission; 9/25/1990 - 9/27/1990

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SS160-9-90: Initial Operation of the Infrared-Optical Telescope Array (IOTA); 9/26/1990 - 9/28/1990

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SS161-9-90: Development of an Advanced Fiber Optic Echelle Spectrograph and Application to Seismology of the Stars; 9/21/1990 - 3/31/1992

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SS162-9-90: The Application of Blind Iterative Deconvolution to Spectroscopic Data; 9/17/1990 - 9/28/1990

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SS163-9-90: Observations and Analysis of Magnetic Effects in Molecular Clouds; 9/18/1990 - 9/28/1990

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SS164-9-90: A Laser Distance Gauge with Applications to Instruments in the Laboratory and in Space; 9/27/1990 - 3/26/1991

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SS165-9-90: The Magnetic Fields of Solar-Like Stars; 9/27/1990 - 9/28/1990

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SS166-3-91: Complete Source Samples Generated from the Slew Survey; 3/15/1991 - 8/19/1991

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SS167-3-91: The Analysis of Astronomical Data Using Wavelets; 3/01/1991 - 9/06/1991

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SS168-3-91: Multi-Wavelength Studies of Low Mass X-ray Binaries; 2/27/1991 - 10/11/1991

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SS169-3-91: Observations of Galactic Black Hole Candidates; 3/20/1991 - 12/02/1994

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SS170-3-91: The Magnetic Fields of Solar-Like Stars; 3/05/1991 - 3/28/1991

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SS171-3-91: Structure and Formation of Elliptical Planetary Nebulae; 3/22/1991 - 3/28/1991

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SS172-3-91: Non-Linear Dynamics of the Restricted Three-Body Problem; 3/15/1991 - 3/28/1991

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SS173-3-91: Observations and Analysis of Magnetic Effects in Molecular Clouds; 3/22/1991 - 3/29/1991

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SS174-3-91: Large Scale Structure and Peculiar Motions in the Universe; 3/28/1991 - 3/29/1991

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SS175-3-91: Galaxy and Cluster Redshift Surveys; 3/28/1991 - 3/29/1991

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SS176-3-91: Observations with a Wide Field Infrared Camera; 3/28/1991 - 3/29/1991

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SS177-10-91: A Search for A New Component of the Galaxy: Molecular Clouds High Above the Plane; 9/30/1991 - 5/11/1993

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SS178-10-91: Physical and Chemical Studies of Ultrafine Silicate Particles and Their Application to Grain Formation In Solar Systems and Interstellar Clouds; 10/07/1991 - 10/15/1991

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SS179-10-91: VLBI Observations of the Newly Discovered 6.6 GHz Methyl Alcohol Masers; 10/11/1991 - 10/16/1991

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SS180-10-91: Observations and Analysis of Magnetic Effects in Molecular Clouds; 10/11/1991 - 10/22/1991

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SS181-11-91: The Magnetic Fields of Solar-like Stars; 11/21/1991 - 12/02/1991

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SS182-3-92: Complete Identification of the Einstein Slew Survey; 2/25/1992 - 11/17/1992

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SS183-3-92: New Sulphur Molecules: Spectroscopy of Transient Species of Astrophysical Interest; 3/22/1992 - 9/24/1994

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SS184-3-92: Confronting Cosmological Models with Observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background; 3/22/1992 - 2/13/1996

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SS185-3-92: Development of a Dual Noble Gas Maser for Use in a Precision Test of Time Reversal Invariance; 3/27/1992 - 3/31/1992

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SS186-3-92: A Multiwavelength Study of Large Scale Structure; 3/27/1992 - 3/31/1992

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SS187-3-92: Search for Giant Planets Around Other Stars; 3/25/1992 - 3/31/1992

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SS188-3-92: Radiative Lifetime of Electronic Metastable States of Ionospheric Molecular Ions; 3/27/1992 - 3/31/1992

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SS189-9-92: Search for Giant Planets Around Other Stars; 9/22/1992 - 9/30/1992

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SS190-9-92: Development of a Dual Noble Gas Maser for use in a Precision Test of Time Reversal Invariance; 9/20/1992 - 9/30/1992

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SS191-9-92: Studies of Polar-ring Galaxies: Nebular Abundances of The Rings and Dynamics of the Central Objects; 9/24/1992 - 9/30/1992

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SS192-9-92: The Magnetic-Field of the Milky Way; 9/29/1992 - 3/29/1993

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SS193-10-92: Direct Measurements of the Distance to a Spiral Galaxy III; 9/29/1992 - 10/02/1992

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SS194-3-93: Nebular Abundances of the Rings of Polar-Ring Galaxies; 3/23/1993 - 4/02/1993

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SS195-3-93: A New Method for Measuring Magnetic Fields in the Solar Corona: Theoretical Investigations and Data Making; 3/23/1993 - 4/06/1993

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SS196-3-93: A Program to Detect Planets Around Other Stars; 3/25/1993 - 4/07/1993

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SS197-9-93: Southern Hemisphere Gamma Ray Detector; 8/30/1993 - 9/28/1993

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SS198-9-93: Estimating Free Core Resonance Parameters Using VLBI Determined Love Numbers; 9/20/1993 - 9/28/1993

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SS199-3-93: Nebular Abundances of the Rings of Polar-Ring Galaxies; 9/14/1993 - 4/07/1994

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SS200-3-94: Observations of Galactic Black Hole Candidates; 3/16/1994 - 9/28/1995

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SS201-3-94: Spectral Energy Distributions of Quasars to be Observed with ISO Infrared Space Observatory; 3/23/1994 - 3/31/1994

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SS202-3-94: Development of a Airborne/Spaceborne GPS Antenna System for Gravimetry and Studies of the Upper Atmosphere; 3/25/1994 - 3/31/1994

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SS203-3-94: Feeding the Galactic Center; 3/25/1994 - 3/31/1994

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SS204-3-94: Estimating Free Core Resonance Parameters Using VLBI-Determined Love Numbers; 3/25/1994 - 3/31/1994

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SS205-9-94: A Bimodal Model of the Solar Wind Speed: A New Approach to the Line-of-sight Integration Effect in Radio Scattering Observations; 9/09/1994 - 9/29/1994

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SS206-9-94: A New Component of the Galaxy: Molecular Clouds High Above the Plane; 9/22/1994 - 9/29/1994

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SS207-9-94: A Precision Test of the Time Reversal Invariance Using a Dual Noble Gas Maser; 9/16/1994 - 9/29/1994

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SS208-9-94: Development of a Double-Bulb Rubidium Maser As an Economical High-Stability Frequency Source; 9/16/1994 - 9/29/1994

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SS209-9-94: Magnetic Fields Around Newly Formed Stars; 9/29/1994 - 9/29/1994

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SS210-9-94: Measurements of the Distances to Galaxies With Water Vapor Masers; 9/28/1994 - 5/28/1998

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SS211-9-94: A Visible CCD Science Detector and Star Tracker Upgrade for IOTA; 9/30/1994 - 9/30/1994

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SS212-3-95: Laboratory Spectroscopy of Astrophysical Carbon Chains; 3/11/1995 - 3/20/1995

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SS213-3-95: A New Component of the Galaxy: Molecular Clouds High Above the Plane; 3/20/1994 - 3/24/1995

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SS214-3-95: Magnetic Fields Around Newly Formed Stars; 3/20/1995 - 3/24/1995

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SS215-3-95: Development of Laser-Polarized Noble Gas: Gas Magnetic Resonance for Biomedical Applications; 3/17/1995 - 5/28/1998

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SS216-3-95: A Precision Test of Time Reversal Invariance Using a Dual Noble Gas Maser; 3/27/1995 - 3/31/1995

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SS217-3-95: Development of a Double-bulb Rubidium Maser; 3/17/1995 - 3/31/1995

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SS218-3-95: Investigating the Structure of Dark Molecular Clouds With Infrared Array Cameras; 3/28/1995 - 3/30/1995

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SS219-3-95: A Visible CCD Science Detector and Star Tracker for IOTA; 3/28/1995 - 3/31/1995

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SS220-4-95: A New Component of the Galaxy: Molecular Clouds High Above the Plane; 9/18/1995 - 9/27/1995

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SS221-9-95: An Investigation of the Strong Interstellar Shockwaves Generated by Supernova Remnants; 9/20/1995 - 9/29/1996

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SS222-3-95: Development of Laser-Polarized Noble Gas Magnetic Resonance for Biomedical Applications; 9/26/1995 - 9/29/1995

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SS223-3-96: Observations of Galactic Black Holes; 3/12/1996 - 7/27/1998

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SS224-3-96: Polarimetry of Supernovae; 3/20/1996 - 3/28/1996

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SS225-3-96: The Near Infrared Evolution of Brightest Cluster Galaxies; 3/13/1996 - 3/27/1996

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SS227-3-96: Stepping Stones to the Universe: Accurate Distances to Nearby Galaxies; 3/29/1996 - 4/01/1996

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SS228-9-96: The Physics of Accretion in Compact Binaries; 9/30/1996 - 2/25/1997

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Box 3

SS229-10-97: Making Historical Astronomical Literature Available On-Line; 10/08/1997 - 10/14/1997

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SS230-10-97: Spectroscopic Diagnostics for Solar Coronal Observations; 10/02/1997 - 10/15/1997

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SS231-10-97: Laboratory Detection of Large Postulated Astrophysical Molecules; 10/18/1997 - 10/27/1997

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SS232-10-97: A Proposal to Detect and Characterize Planets Orbiting other Stars; 10/29/1997 - 10/30/1997

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SS233-10-97: Resonant and Non-Resonance Kuiper Belt Objects; 10/27/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS234-10-97: Petrology and Origin of Ancient Martian Carbonates in the ALH84001 Meteorite; 10/30/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS235-10-97: Surveys of Protoplanetary Disk Evolution; 10/30/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS236-10-97: The Motion of SgrA* and Measuring the Distance to the Galactic Center by Triangulation; 10/30/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS237-10-97: 3 Tesla Human Lung Imaging using Hyperpoloarized 3He; 10/30/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS238-10-97: NMR Investigations with Polarized Liquid Xenon; 10/23/1997 - 10/30/1997

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SS239-10-97: An Advanced Capability for IOTA to Allow Detection of Planets around Nearby Stars; 10/04/1997 - 10/31/1997

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SS240-3-98: The Alkali Nobel Gas Zeeman Maser: A New Tool for Probing Symmetries of Space and Time; 3/30/1998 - 3/31/1998

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SS241-3-98: Sources of Outflow in the Orion B/NKL Region; 3/30/1998 - 3/31/1998

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SS242-4-98: Resonant and Non-Resonant Kuiper Belt Objects; 4/10/1998 - 4/14/1998

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SS243-4-98: 3 Tesla Human Lung Imaging Using Hyperpolarized 3He; 4/14/1998 - 4/21/1998

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SS244-9-98: Analysis of a 13CO Galactic Plane Survey; 9/24/1998 - 10/27/1998

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SS245-11-98: Low-Field Human; 11/04/1998 - 3/22/1999

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SS246-11-98: Functional Lung Imaging; 11/10/1998 - 11/10/1998

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SS247-3-99: Nebular History of Metal in CH Chondrites; 3/23/1999 - 3/26/1999

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SS248-3-99: Application of Infrared Array Camera Technology to the Early Detection of Breast Cancer; 3/16/1999 - 3/31/1999

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SS249-3-99: Investigation of Mutlilayer Interfaces for Hard X-ray Optics; 3/31/1999 - 4/01/1999

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SS250-3-99: Functioning Lung Imaging; 4/02/1999 - 4/07/1999

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SS251-9-99: Laboratory Test of the Principal of Equivalence; 9/28/1999 - 9/29/1999

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SS252-9-99: Observations of Galactic Black Holes; 9/21/1999 - 9/29/1999

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SS253-9-99: A 21_Ne/3_He Maser and a New Test of Physics at the Planck Mass Scale; 9/28/1999 - 9/30/1999

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SS254-10-99: Development of Prototype Telescope for Hard X-ray Optics; 10/20/1999 - 10/21/1999

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SS255-3-00: Charting the Molecular Milky way: The Final Steps; 3/24/2000 - 4/18/2001

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SS256-3-00: Optical Identification of X-ray Selected Sources From the ChaMP: Chandra Multi-wavelength Project; 3/27/2000 - 3/29/2000

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SS257-3-00: An Upgrade to the AFOE Spectrograph for Extra-Solar Planet Detection; 3/30/2000 - 3/31/2000

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SS258-3-00: Probing Quantum Coherence in Photodissociation; 3/28/2000 - 3/31/2000

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SS259-4-00: A 21 Ne/3He Maser and a New Test of Physics at the The Planck Mass Scale; 4/19/2000 - 5/09/2001

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SS260-4-00; Investigation of Granular Flow Dynamics by Hyperpolarized Gas and Pulsed Field Gradient NMR; 3/30/2000 - 4/21/2000

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SS261-4-00: Observations of Galactic Black Hole; 4/25/2000 - 4/27/2000

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SS262-3-02: Laboratory and Astronomical Searches for New Silicon and Phosphorus Molecules; 3/14/2002 - 3/27/2002

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SS264-3-02: Effect of Rotational Raman Scattering (RRS)On the Accuracy of Ozone Column and Profile Retrievals from Backscatter Measurements: Development of a General Purpose Linearized Radiative Transfer Model with RRS; 2/27/2002 - 3/27/2002

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SS264-3-02: Linearized Radiative Transfer Model for Accurate Calculations of Radiances and Jacobians: A New Perspective on Backscatter Retrieval Problems; 3/25/2002 - 3/27/2002

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SS265-3-02: A Search for Extragalactic H2O Masers that can be Used to Measure Geometric Distances in the Local Universe; 3/25/2002 - 6/13/2002

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SS266-3-02: Cooling History of Nebular Source Regions of CH Chondrites; 4/01/2002 - 3/29/2002

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SS267-3-02: A New Test of the Earthquake Triggering by Stress Diffusion Hypothesis; 3/27/2002 - 3/28/2002

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SS268-3-02: Measuring the Brown Dwarf Mass Spectrum in Orion: A Spectroscopic Survey; 3/27/2002 - 3/28/2002

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SS269-3-02: Mapping the Magnetic Field Around Newly Formed Stars; 3/27/2002 - 3/29/2002

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SS270-3-02: Probing Coherence in Molecular Bond Breaking; 3/27/2002 - 1/31/2003

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SS271-3-02: Hydrodynamics Dispersion at Low Peclet Number By Gas Flow NMR; 3/27/2002 - 3/28/2002

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SS272-3-02: Catching Distant Shadows: Search and Study of Transiting Extra-Solar Planets; 3/27/2002 - 3/29/2002

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SS273-4-02: Analytic Studies of the Performance of X-ray Telescope For Astronomy Based upon Fresenel Diffraction; 4/09/2002 - 4/09/2002

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SS274-5-05: Dyslexia and Artist's Gift; 5/27/2002 - 6/17/2005

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