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Deborah Jin of JILA Selected for 2013 Women in Science Award
Release Date: 10/22/2012

Deborah Jin, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) who works at JILA, has been selected as the North American … more

Princeton/NIST Collaboration Puts Wheels on the Quantum Bus
Release Date: 10/19/2012

In yet another step toward the realization of a practical quantum computer, scientists working at Princeton and the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) … more

NIST Researcher David Wineland Wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics
Release Date: 10/16/2012

David J. Wineland, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has won the 2012 … more

Conferences and Events
Workshop on Future Needs for Service Life Prediction of Polymeric Materials
October 24-26, 2012

The objectives of this workshop are to identify gaps and future needs for service life prediction of polymeric materials. Topics will span … more

Celebrating 25 Years of Progress in Bioscience Research
October 25, 2012

Celebrate 25 years of partnership between NIST and the University of Maryland with a symposium at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology … more

Powering the Planet with Solar Fuel
October 26, 2012

The sun is a boundless source of clean energy, but it goes down every night. Researchers are trying to design solar-driven molecular machines that … more