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Session X2: Invited Session: History of Metrology and Today's Frontiers of Measurement

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Sponsoring Units: FHP
Chair: Richard Davis, BIPM
Room: 204AB


Thursday, March 1, 2012
2:30PM - 3:06PM

X2.00001: Dreams of a Final System: Origins of the Quest for an Absolute Standard
Invited Speaker: Robert Crease

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
3:06PM - 3:42PM

X2.00002: Beller Lectureship: From Artefacts to Atoms: The Origins and Early Years of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM)
Invited Speaker: Terry Quinn

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
3:42PM - 4:18PM

X2.00003: Measurement of the gravitational quantities g and G: How ideas for precision measurement experiments come about
Invited Speaker: James Faller

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
4:18PM - 4:54PM

X2.00004: The Odyssey of the Frequency Measurements of Visible Light at NBS/NIST
Invited Speaker: Howard Layer

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
4:54PM - 5:30PM

X2.00005: Evolving Planck Constant Measurements into the SI Kilogram Standard
Invited Speaker: Richard Steiner

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