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Posted by on in News and Commentary
The MacArthur foundation has announced its annual "MacArthur Fellows" grants, which are no-strings attached fellowships (this year worth $625,000), to individuals " with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant c...

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No, ROMER is not the official Portable CMM of NASCAR.  There is no official portable CMM of NASCAR, actually. However, you can make a pretty strong case that ROMER is the unofficial portable CMM of  NASCAR. Consider this: Every car (except...

Posted by on in Events
On August 21st and 22nd, employees from Honda, and a few of their key suppliers, attended the Honda Portable Technology Expo. Held at our Miamisburg Precision Center, attendees were treated to customized sessions tailored specifically to their needs ...
The recently announced first commercially available OLED (organic light emitting diode) TV's have arrived. CNET gushes that the $9000 55" Samsung OLED TV has "The best picture we've ever seen", which it ought to be for that kind of coin. However, in...
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The internet was abuzz this week over the revelation that according to a high school math class' experiment, it was determined that the Oreo Double Stuf was in fact, not double stuf'ed, but only 1.86 stuf'd. The original blog post from the teach...

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What makes the kilogram one of the most interesting SI units? It's not the first thing we think of in the field of dimensional metrology, but we couldn't pass up the opportunity to highlight its colorful past. Watch the video below to learn more abo...
Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX has revealed his "hyperloop" transportation system concept, a sort of pneumatic tube that promises to deliver passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes at a speed of up to 760mph. Wh...