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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Laura Ost

Laura Ost writes about NIST research in Boulder, Colo., covering topics such as atomic clocks, quantum computing and communications, frequency combs, ultracold atoms and molecules, and advanced materials. She also dabbles in NIST history and artifacts. Her finds include an audio recording of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s speech at the 1954 dedication of NIST’s Boulder campus.

An Amelia Earhart Mystery at NIST

Amelia Earhart continues to make headlines, mainly because of her mysterious disappearance. The famed aviatrix vanished on July 2, 1937, during her attempt to