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Displaying Director events from January 01, 2013 To March 30, 2013 - See All 2013

The Idea Factory
January 11, 2013

Bell Laboratories, which thrived from the 1920s to the 1980s, was arguably the most innovative research and development organization of the 20th … more

Neutrons at NIST: Past, Present, and Future
January 25, 2013

The 1950’s were a decade of rapid progress in nuclear technology, with many organizations building research reactors. Among these was the National … more

Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schrodinger's Cat
February 1, 2013

Research on precise control of quantum systems occurs in many labs throughout the world, for fundamental research, new measurement techniques, and … more

When is Reproducibility an Ethical Issue? Genomics, personalized medicine, and human error
February 22, 2013

Modern high-throughput biological assays let us ask detailed questions about how diseases operate, and promise to let us personalize therapy. … more

Innovation, Skunk Works® Style
March 8, 2013

Step into the world of top secret development where ideas and innovation are the coins of the realm and partnerships are key to developing cutting … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2013 International Wireless Communications Expo
March 13-14, 2013

IWCE is the authoritative annual event for communications technology in the working world. Over 7,500 technology buyers from a diverse group of … more

NIST Exhibits at 2013 APS Meeting
March 19-21, 2013

  The APS March Meeting is the largest physics meeting in the world, focusing on physics research from industry, universities, and major labs. … more

The Higgs boson: What it is and why it matters
March 22, 2013

The observation by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, of the Higgs boson was hailed as one of the most significant scientific … more

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