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Snowballs to Soot: The Clumping Density of Many Things Seems to Be a Standard
2014-06-12 14:37:12

Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is the measure of how dense they will get under normal conditions.

2014-05-21 11:59:58

When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics.

2014-05-15 23:07:54

The newest CIS-CAT version achieves Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) 1.2 validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. East

2014-05-15 20:25:47

Rhombus Power's product independently verified by NIST to meet ANSI standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhombus Power Inc.'s first product, Mercury,

2014-05-13 23:03:30

NextEnergy, a leader in accelerating advanced technologies and PEIC member organization, will receive over $300,000 as a sub award to support grant activities. Detroit,

2014-05-01 23:13:38

ColdQuanta Wins University of Colorado Technology Transfer Award Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Last week, the University of Colorado Technology

2014-04-23 12:32:18

UMD celebrates grand opening of world-class research and education facility COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2014-04-09 12:34:48

Company offers free five-year NIST traceable calibration with every repair LOWER LAKE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Naptech Test Equipment Inc.

2014-04-07 12:29:16

ADAM® Receives FIPS 140-2 Certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology BOCA RATON, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenPeak Inc., a leading provider of

New U.S. Time Standard Launched By NIST
2014-04-04 13:21:23

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, to serve as a new U.S. civilian time and frequency standard, along with the current NIST-F1 standard.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.