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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Jim Olthoff

James Olthoff, Acting ADLP

Jim Olthoff is currently serving as the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and is responsible for the entire technical program of NIST. He received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maryland and did postdoctoral research at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine before coming to NIST more than 30 years ago. 

Science, Science Fiction, and Superheroes

I’m a physicist, and as anyone who watches the popular TV series “ The Big Bang Theory” knows, it’s a commonly held conception that there is a strong connection