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Measuring the Moment, One Billionth at a Time – Boulder’s NIST

July 1st, 2022

Ask someone exactly how long one second is, and you’re likely to get a smirk. If pressed, many might rely on the “one-Mississippi” trick from their hide-and-seek days. Others might claim an innate sense of it, as though they’re a minor—if punctual—X-Men style mutant. But, honestly, most would look at their smartphone. Ask the right scientist that question, though, and they’ll tell you with confidence: it’s a matter of 9,192,631,770. Boulder is home to NIST, which, among its distinctions, is the keeper of official civilian time in the United States. That moniker comes as a direct... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

April 2nd, 2020

Eric says “Give what you can, and expect nothing back.” This is very important as Eric went on to say those words act as a rule and regulator if you will. It keeps people’s expectations in line, with where they should be in this social world. Remember this people! Thanks Eric!  Read More