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New Compact Atomic Clock Design Uses Cold Atoms To Boost Precision
2013-11-06 12:03:09

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a compact atomic clock design that relies on cold rubidium atoms instead of the usual hot atoms, a switch that promises improved precision and stability.

2013-10-29 23:00:58

Senior NIST Cyber Scientist Honored for Outstanding Service, Commitment, Innovation, and Vision Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”),

2013-09-18 13:15:36

Traditional peer review is not enough to ensure data quality amid the recent boom in scientific research findings.

New Stability Record Set By NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks
2013-08-22 14:45:09

A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has set a new record for stability.

2013-08-21 10:17:14

A new hypothesis concerning a crucial step in the anthrax infection process has been advanced by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Md.

The Iris Is A Viable Form Of Biometric Identification
2013-08-21 05:00:31

Biometric researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have determined that no consistent change occurs in the distinguishing texture of the iris for at least a decade.

Researchers Discover Atomic Clock Can Simulate Quantum Magnetism
2013-08-09 11:33:49

Researchers at JILA have for the first time used an atomic clock as a quantum simulator, mimicking the behavior of a different, more complex quantum system.

2013-08-06 23:29:23

S.D. Daniels & Co., LLC ("SDDCO-LLC") lends guidance to broker-dealers on the mandatory testing of their anti-money laundering programs.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]