Legal Metrology | NIST

January 26, 2017 Office 0

A pound is a pound is a pound, right? Luckily, when you buy something in the United States, you can be extremely confident that you are getting the quantity you paid for, whether it’s a […]

Noise, Temperature, and the New SI | NIST

November 24, 2016 Office 0

NIST has recently made substantial improvements to its Johnson-noise thermometry system, which is playing a vital role in the worldwide effort to determine the value of a key physical constant in time for the impending […]

NIST-4 Watt Balance

June 24, 2016 Office 0

A high-tech version of an old-fashioned balance scale at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just brought scientists a critical step closer toward a new and improved definition of the kilogram. The […]

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