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Frontiers of In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy
Start Date: 04/11/2013

The significance and versatility of in situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM) has increased dramatically during the last 10 to 15 years. In … more

NIST Radiation Thermometry Short Course
Start Date: 10/15/2012

The NIST Radiation Short Course is offered every 2 years and covers the fundamentals of radiometric physics and instrumentation associated with … more

Selecting and Using Alternative Thermometers
Start Date: 09/19/2012

The NIST Selecting and Using Alternative Thermometers Mini-Workshop is offered every year and is a laboratory-based workshop designed to assist … more

Contaminants, Water and Human Health: New Lessons from Alligators
Start Date: 06/15/2012

Many chemicals introduced into the environment by humans adversely affect embryonic development of animals, including humans. A disruption of … more

37th Annual Time and Frequency Metrology Seminar
Start Date: 06/05/2012

This seminar is a must for planners, managers, scientists, engineers, laboratory technicians, and educators involved in the use of time and … more

A Memoir of Los Alamos in World War II
Start Date: 05/18/2012

As an undergraduate physics student turned soldier, Dr. Peshkin was lucky to be sent to Los Alamos, where he worked most of the time as Richard … more

NIST Lunar Calibration Workshop
Start Date: 05/14/2012

Purpose: The Lunar Calibration Workshop will bring together representatives from different communities to discuss the need to establish the Moon … more

Complexity: A Guided Tour
Start Date: 05/04/2012

As science probes the nature of life, society, and technology ever more closely, what it finds there is complexity. The sophisticated group … more

Paul Dirac - The Strangest Man
Start Date: 04/27/2012

Paul Dirac, co-discover of quantum mechanics, was one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the twentieth century. Now often called “the … more

Near-Earth Objects: finding them before they find us
Start Date: 04/13/2012

In the last few years, several known near-Earth asteroids shot closely past the Earth, while on October 6, 2008 a small asteroid was discovered … more

Riding the Waves: Harnessing Ocean Wave Energy through Research, Development, and Testing
Start Date: 03/23/2012

An extremely abundant and promising source of energy exists in the world’s oceans. Ocean energy exists in the forms of wave, tidal, marine … more

Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8, Proceedings of the 9th International Temperature Symposium
Start Date: 03/19/2012

The International Temperature Symposium (ITS) on “Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry” is the longest running series … more

The Role of Technology in the Outlook for Energy
Start Date: 03/16/2012

ExxonMobil is investing in technologies for improving energy efficiency, increasing energy supplies, and mitigating CO 2 emissions. Energy … more

A Demographic Look at the Near Future
Start Date: 02/10/2012

Looking at information gathered from the recent census together with other Census Bureau surveys, estimates and projections illuminates … more

Betting on Las Vegas: Designing Popular Slot Games
Start Date: 02/03/2012

The American public wagers some $800 billion in casinos each year, losing about $60 billion. The industry's #1 revenue source is slot machines. … more

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