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JILA Team Finds First Direct Evidence of 'Spin Symmetry' In Atoms
Release Date: 08/21/2014

Just as diamonds with perfect symmetry may be unusually brilliant jewels, the quantum world has a symmetrical splendor of high scientific value. … more

NIST Vetting Guide Helps in Testing Mobile Apps to Learn What They Really Do
Release Date: 08/20/2014

While many mobile device apps such as a calendar or collaboration tools are very handy and can improve productivity, they can also introduce … more

NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science
Release Date: 08/19/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced a competition to create a Forensic Science Center of Excellence dedicated … more

Conferences and Events
SHA-3 2014 Workshop
August 22, 2014

NIST plans to host a SHA-3 2014 Workshop at the   University of California, Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, CA on August 22, 2014, following … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
August 25-29, 2014

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

NIST Workshop on Standards for the Advancement of Optical Medical Imaging
August 26-27, 2014

The NIST Workshop on Standards for the Advancement of Medical Imaging is intended to provide a forum for a broad cross-section of the optical … more