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2012-08-14 23:03:33

The NELAC Institute’s (TNI) National Environmental Field Activities Program (NEFAP) recognizes the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and its addition of the Field Sampling

NIST Measures Up For The Olympics
2012-06-28 11:56:56

In yet another Olympian feat of measurement, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently calibrated a tape that will be used to measure out the distance of this summer's Olympic marathon—a distance of 26 miles 385 yards—to 1 part in 1,000.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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