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Museum Collection

Museum Collection

The Museum collects objects that capture the work and research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and its predecessor agency, the National Bureau of Standards.  The holdings run the gamut, from flame standards to laser cooling apparatus.  Explore the collection on the NIST Digital Archives

Created September 22, 2016, Updated October 19, 2016