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Measuring Sunlight from Space, on a Chip

For 40 years, people have used space-based sensors to measure the amount of light coming from the Sun, which gives scientists insight into climate change on

Now Hear This!

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have designed and built an optical device that could set a new standard for measuring

A Better Way to Measure Acceleration

You’re going at the speed limit down a two-lane road when a car barrels out of a driveway on your right. You slam on the brakes, and within a fraction of a