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NIST Gaithersburg Will Be Closed Thursday, March 5, 2015
Release Date: 03/05/2015

On Thursday, March 5, NIST Gaithersburg is closed with limited access due to expected heavy snowfall.  All meetings and conferences are canceled … more

New Imaging Technique Finds Formation of Aluminum Alloys to Blame for Next-Gen Battery Failures
Release Date: 03/03/2015

Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the University of Maryland, and Sandia National Laboratories, … more

Double Vision: New NIST Technique Can See Nanoscale 'Tree' and Microscale 'Forest' Simultaneously
Release Date: 03/03/2015

A close-up view of an individual tree won’t tell you much about what’s going on in the forest, or even what’s going on in the tree’s upper … more

Conferences and Events
POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 24--Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
March 6, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
March 9-12, 2015

This 4 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

NCCoE Speaker Series, March 2015
March 10, 2015

About the NCCoE Speaker Series The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Speaker Series showcases global thought-leaders to … more