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A Crack in the Mystery of ‘Oobleck’—Friction Thickens Fluids
Release Date: 05/05/2016

By revealing missing details behind the odd behavior of a science fair favorite—a soupy mixture known as “oobleck” that switches back and forth … more

Building Security into Cyber-Physical Systems: NIST Researchers Suggest Approach for Trustworthy Modern Infrastructure
Release Date: 05/04/2016

We are immersed in a cyber-physical world. Information technology is deeply embedded in traditionally non-IT systems, including automobiles, the … more

JILA Extends Laser ‘Combing’ Method to Identify Large, Complex Molecules
Release Date: 05/04/2016

BOULDER, Colo. – JILA physicists have extended the capability of their powerful laser “combing” technique to identify the structures of large, … more

Conferences and Events
IT Security Day, Boulder
May 10, 2016

NIST is hosting its fifteenth annual Information Technology (IT) Security Day as a means to heighten user awareness of IT security and privacy … more

Novel Optical Functionalities Via Non-Hermitian Engineering
May 11, 2016

In this talk I will show how the notion of non-Hermitian engineering can be utilized to construct novel photonic structures with new … more

NCSLI New York City Section Meeting
May 12, 2016

The NYC section will be offering a 1-day meeting on May 12 offering four presentations covering various topics pertaining to Temperature … more