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Top 5 NIST Blog Posts of 2019

It’s December, and that means it’s time for us to reflect on the past year, and what a year it was! This year tens of thousands of people tuned into the

Top NIST Images of 2018

There’s nothing quite like a captivating image to make you want to learn more. And nowhere is that more apparent than when it comes to sometimes hard-to

Finding Art in Science

I’m a graphic designer, or, in the language of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management , a "Visual Information Specialist." For the past 18 years I’ve been

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Taking Measure is the official blog of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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