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NIST’s Role in TV Throughout the Decades

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced nominations for the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards, which recognize some of the best TV shows of the year
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The Life of (Buckingham) Pi

What do the following topics have in common? Pricing models for parking reservation systems. The mechanics of human walking. The die-down of water waves in sea
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The 'Gang of Five' and the SI Revolution

Although I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, I was never a gang member there. My gang membership came much later and in an entirely unexpected way. No, more
Created March 1, 2021