Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been pioneering antenna measurement methods for decades, but a new robot may be the ultimate innovation, extending measurements to higher frequencies while characterizing antennas faster and more easily than previous NIST facilities.
Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XX, Eastern Europe
Washington, DC - The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977–1980, Volume XX, Eastern Europe.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate all Romanians on the celebration of your Unification Day.
Washington, DC - Black Friday shoppers throughout America affirmed the hustle and madness of Christmas. Mall shopping was down by ten percent but zaniness seemed to be up by at least ten percent or more. Viral videos of mall fights and huge crowds did not entice hesitant shoppers to jump into the weekend fray of traffic jams and shopping craziness.
DOE Announces Webinars on Reducing Energy Use in Buildings, Integrating Bioenergy into the Classroom and More
Washington, DC - The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Plug into Energy Savings: Strategies and Resources for Reducing Plugload Energy Use in Your Buildings," on Tuesday, December 1, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will include a discussion by an industry expert from our National Renewable Energy Laboratory on simple low-cost and portable plug- and process-loads interventions.
Washington, DC - The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) permits visa free travel for 20 million visitors per year to the United States for citizens of 38 program partner countries around the world. VWP utilizes a layered system of security to detect and prevent terrorists, serious criminals, and other potentially dangerous individuals from traveling to the United States. These layers of security include comprehensive screening of VWP travelers prior to departure for the United States, at various points throughout the traveler’s journey, and upon arrival at U.S. ports of entry.