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NIST Mass Masters Challenge at USA Science & Engineering Festival

April 30, 2012

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Contact: Mark Esser
301-975-8735

Congratulations to the three winners of the NIST Mass Masters challenge conducted Friday April 27-29, 2012, at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. By correctly selecting five objects that together weigh as close as possible to 11.1 grams they have each won a tour of NIST laboratories for themselves and three guests. If your name appears on the list below, please call the Public Affairs Office at (301) 975-2762 to arrange for your tour. In the event that any the top three winners are not able to claim their tour we will select in order from the runners up list below. If you are on the runners up list, please call the number above by close of business, May 7. Thanks to everyone for playing!

science & engineering festival participants

Winners! (Must call NIST to schedule your tour before Monday, May 7 by 5 p.m. EDT. )

  1. Caitlyn -- 11.10 grams
  2. Marc -- 11.10 grams
  3. Laura -- 11.06 grams


Runners Up (Will receive tour only if top three winners are unable or do not call to schedule a tour by Monday, May 7 by 5 P.M. EDT.

  1. Alexander -- 11.04 grams
  2. Mohammed -- 11.02 grams
  3. Hayat -- 11.01 grams
  4. Alex -- 10.95 grams
  5. Sandy -- 10.94 grams
  6. Tymia -- 10.94 grams
  7. Daniel -- 10.93 grams


Photo to the right: NIST Public Affairs Specialists Evelyn Brown and Michael Baum help explain the rules for the NIST Mass Metrology challenge to visitors to the NIST booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 2012.
Credit: Porter/NIST
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