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NIST Scientists Cross the Bridge between Atomic and Real Worlds
Release Date: 01/19/2000

In 1996, researchers at the Boulder, Colo., laboratories of the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology confirmed the … more

Wieman and Cornell Receive Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics
Release Date: 01/13/2000

Carl Wieman of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Eric Cornell of the National Institute of Standards and Technology have been awarded the … more

Neutron Trapping Demonstrated for First Time at NIST
Release Date: 01/05/2000

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that they can confine neutrons, one of the basic particles of matter, in a three-dimensional … more

NIST-F1 Cesium Fountain Clock
Release Date: 12/29/1999

There's nothing like the joy of receiving a precision timepiece as a holiday gift. Thanks to the Commerce Department's National Institute of … more

New Web Site Puts Atomic Time on Your Computer
Release Date: 10/14/1999

The official U.S. time in any U.S. time zone now can be obtained from the new Internet web site, www.time.gov , maintained by the Boulder … more

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