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Betting on Las Vegas: Designing Popular Slot Games
Start Date: 02/03/2012

The American public wagers some $800 billion in casinos each year, losing about $60 billion. The industry's #1 revenue source is slot machines. … more

Where Do New Medicines Come From?
Start Date: 01/20/2012

Ever wondered how new drugs are discovered? Sometimes it’s a case of serendipity. Sometimes it involves synchrotron science, and sometimes the key … more

The Disappearing Spoon - True Tales of Madness, Love, and World History from the Periodic Table
Start Date: 12/16/2011

Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin … more

The Josephson Volt: NIST's First Quantum Electrical Standard
Start Date: 12/02/2011

The development of voltage standards based on superconductive tunnel junctions began with the 1962 pred more

The New Era of Human 2.0 New Minds, New Bodies, and New Identities
Start Date: 11/18/2011

Society is at the threshold of a new age when machines will no longer be separate, lifeless mechanisms, but will instead be intimate extensions of … more

Edward Teller and the Other Martians of Science
Start Date: 11/04/2011

An extraordinary group of scientists in the last century included the aerodynamicist Theodore von Kármán, the physicists Leo Szilard, Eugene P. … more

Materials Challenges for Next-Generation Water Treatment
Start Date: 10/27/2011

Thank you to all the participants for a great workshop! There is considerable effort in the Denver area to develop and implement new materials and … more

Cathodoluminescence Workshop 2011
Start Date: 10/24/2011

CL 2011 will bring together international expertise in the application of CL techniques to a wide variety of materials. CL techniques enable … more

Why (and How) Bayes’ Rule Rules
Start Date: 10/21/2011

If you are not already thinking as a Bayesian, maybe you should be. Applied practically everywhere from DNA decoding to homeland security, Bayes' … more

Affordable Semi-Manufacturing: Implications for Microelectronics and Finding a New Patch into the Future
Start Date: 09/23/2011

Image provided by the speaker.   Manufacturability and reliability of next generation devices is sure to be a challenge in a world of post-CMOS … more

Send for the Doctor--Surgery and Medical Care During the Civil War
Start Date: 09/09/2011

The lecture and slide show will focus on Dr. Edward Stonestreet's life and medical career as they related to the Civil War in which he served the … more

Graphene Materials in the Flatland
Start Date: 07/26/2011

Image 1 credit: Courtesy of U. Montan / Images 2 & 3 provided by speaker   The 2-dimensional material called graphene remained undiscovered … more

The Avogadro Project A 25 Year Quest
Start Date: 05/20/2011

The Avogadro constant is an important input parameter for the international effort to redefine the kilogram on the basis of a fundamental physical … more

NIST's New Science and Engineering Research Tool DLMF
Start Date: 05/13/2011

Mathematics is the universal language of science and engineering but has yet to develop a universally-accepted method of presentation on the World … more

The Polyvalent Gold Nanoparticle Conjugate Material Synthesis, Biodiagnostics, and Intracellular Gene Regulations
Start Date: 04/29/2011

Over the past decade we have developed methods for modifying nanoparticles with oligonucleotides and explored how they can be used as designer … more

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