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Taking Measure

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My Memories of John Cahn

This article was written in response to the March 14, 2016, death of John Cahn, one of the world’s foremost materials scientists, who worked at NIST from 1977

Chemical Detective Hot on the Vapor Trail

Today in Taking Measure we asked Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipient Tara Lovestead a few questions about her life

The Periodic Table: It’s Elementary!

Of all the many useful and interesting periodic tables on the Internet—the periodic tables of the animals, vegetables, and minerals—and U.S. Presidents, Vienna®

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

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