Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013

Milestones on the way to quantum computing. A landmark study of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes. Publication of a draft cybersecurity framework for the nation. Evidence of a potentially new class of solids. New programs to promote and support innovation in manufacturing.

We look back at a few of the many and varied accomplishments and contributions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) last year in a Science & Technology Sampler: NIST Highlights from 2013.

Released December 17, 2013, Updated January 8, 2018