Packard's Pet Project Has Become a World Leader in Ocean Research

David Packard will likely always be known first and foremost as half of computing pioneer Hewlett-Packard. But his passion later in life—marine exploration and the use of technology to aid it—has blossomed into a legacy of its own. 

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How to Get an $875,000 Fellowship From the Packard Foundation

The David and Lucille Packard Foundation recently chose 16 of the nation’s most outstanding young scientists and engineers to be this year’s class of Packard Fellows. The Fellows, whose disciplines range from computer science and mathematics, to astrophysics, to chemistry and molecular and cell biology, and hail from many of the nation’s top institutions of higher learning, have each been awarded a grant of $875,000 over a five-year period in order to further their research.
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