National Bureau of Standards


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National Bureau of Standards

n
(Units) (in the US) an organization, founded in 1901, whose function is to establish and maintain standards for units of measurements. Compare British Standards Institution
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1901 - Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Department of Commerce
Coast and Geodetic Survey and the upper atmospheric research program of the National Bureau of Standards.
His move to Boulder in Colorado was his last permanent career move, where he undertook research at the National Bureau of Standards, but he also travelled to Africa, India and Europe to carry out more research.
The unemployment rate, which measures the number of people actively looking for a job was reportedly 12% in 2008, according to statistics from South Sudan National Bureau of Standards (SSNBS).
Army and worked with the Photometry Section of the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) during his career, focusing on object color and gloss evaluation.
Raybold, Designs for the Calibration of Standards of Mass, National Bureau of Standards Technical Note 952, U.
In 1956, Ghaffari moved permanently to the US to take up a position as a senior mathematician at the US National Bureau of Standards.
and Stegun, Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, National Bureau of Standards, 1970.
In the January/February 1975 issue, Instruments for Industry advertised the Model CC-103 Crawford TEM Cell with National Bureau of Standards (NBS) calibration.
National Bureau of Standards reports atomic timekeeping accurate to a millionth of a second (1/11/47, p.

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