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superconducting nanowires
2014-09-16 03:00:52

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have directly entangled three photons in the most technologically useful state for the first time, thanks in part to superfast, super-efficient single-photon detectors developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

2014-07-29 23:02:05

Manufacturing Day, an annual celebration of manufacturing, announces the first official video contest to showcase modern manufacturing. Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB)

2014-07-25 09:32:32

To support the fair sale of gaseous hydrogen as a vehicle fuel, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype field test standard to test the accuracy of hydrogen fuel dispensers.

2014-07-25 09:21:48

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip-scale frequency comb, or a microcomb.

2014-07-24 23:04:44

Solution Packs for PCI DSS Version 3, NIST 800-53 and NERC Version 5 Now Available Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global

2014-07-12 23:02:22

With smartphones playing an ever increasing part in the lifestyles of so many people in today’s technology driven world, the amount of private information they can contain can be staggering,

NIST Test House Exceeds Goal With Energy To Spare
2014-07-02 03:51:06

The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles.

2014-06-27 14:59:09

By combining advanced mathematics with high-performance computing, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Indiana University (IU) have developed a tool that allowed them to calculate a fundamental property of most atoms on the periodic table to historic accuracy—reducing error by a factor of a thousand in many cases.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).