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Colloquium on History of Radiation Physics at NBS/NIST

A Half Century of Metrology in NIST Building 245


The NIST Radiation Physics Building has, from the mid-1960’s, served as one of the world’s premier laboratories for ionizing radiation measurement science and research.  NIST Guest Researcher Bert Coursey reviews some of the research done in this facility by NBS/NIST staff and visiting scientists over the past half century. They contributed to studies in atomic and nuclear sciences critical for fundamental developments in physics as well as to the safe and effective uses of ionizing radiation in medicine and industry This NIST history colloquium was sponsored by the Standards Alumni Association. This talk was recorded March 15, 2019.
Created July 31, 2019, Updated November 16, 2019