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NIST Announces First Observation of 'Persistent Flow' in a Gas
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Using laser light to stir an ultracold gas of atoms, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Joint … more

NIST Posts Online Database of Cryogenic Materials Properties
Release Date: 11/08/2007

In response to numerous inquiries from academia, industry, and other government labs, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Physicist Honored for Measuring Forces between Ultra-cool Atoms
Release Date: 10/25/2007

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named NIST physicist Paul D. Lett as one of its new fellows. AAAS cites Lett … more

Fourteen Prepare for Baldrige Site Visits
Release Date: 09/27/2007

Starting in mid-October, teams of business, education, health care and nonprofit experts will visit 14 organizations as the final review stage for … more

NIST Physicist Receives APS I.I. Rabi Prize
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The American Physical Society (APS) announced last week the selection of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist Jun Ye, … more

2006 Machine Translation Evaluation Results Posted
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted at the results of the NIST 2006 Machine … more

New Reference Materials Support Industrial Zeolites
Release Date: 09/14/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued three new reference materials to support researchers studying the properties … more

NIST’s New Advanced Imaging Facility Peers Inside Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Release Date: 08/15/2006

GAITHERSBURG, MD –Thanks to a new and improved imaging instrument at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Rooftop PV Data for Better Energy Prediction Models
Release Date: 06/22/2006

  NIST’s new Roof Photovoltaic Test Facility duplicates real-life conditions to monitor photovoltaic (PV) systems blended into concrete tile, … more

Circuit Board Materials May Like It Hot (or Not)
Release Date: 06/08/2006

Electrical circuits may act differently in Arizona than they do in Alaska—potentially affecting the performance of computers and other … more

Still More Accurate After All These Years
Release Date: 05/25/2006

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed an improved method for measuring basic properties of … more

Nobel Laureate wins Presidential Rank Award
Release Date: 11/17/2005

NIST Fellow William D. Phillips, 1997 Nobel Laureate in physics, is a distinguished recipient of a 2005 Presidential Rank Award for exceptional … more

NIST Research Reveals Tiny Iron Supplement Has ‘Chilling’ Effect That Bodes Well for Magnetic Refrigeration
Release Date: 06/23/2004

A pinch of iron dramatically boosts the cooling performance of a material considered key to the development of magnetic refrigerators, report … more

Gaithersburg Man Honored for Distinguished Science Writing
Release Date: 11/30/2000

Neil M. Zimmerman, has received the 2000 Edward Uhler Condon Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the … more

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