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Gaily Tread the [Quantum] Measure
Release Date: 07/28/2015

Since quantum theory has been known to borrow from the arts—Murray Gell-Mann famously named "quarks" after a line from James Joyce—it's only … more

Not Schrödinger’s Cat: NIST PET Phantoms Bring New Accuracy to Medical Scans
Release Date: 07/28/2015

Teaming with a medical equipment company, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated the first … more

NIST to Host First App Challenge to Improve Data Access
Release Date: 07/27/2015

Researchers looking for information on the properties of methane at high temperatures or the isotopic composition of an element know they can rely … more

Conferences and Events
Fundamentals of Metrology
August 10-14, 2015

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

Contract Review
August 13, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement … more

6th International Conference on One-Dimensional Nanomaterials (ICON)- Postponed
August 16-20, 2015

The Conference Has Been Postponed to Spring 2016. Dates Will Be Announced Shortly. On August 16-20, 2015, NIST will host the 6th International … more