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NPL Open House

Thursday 17th May

All afternoon
NPL, Teddington

The Measure of All Things
- Discover the incredible research carried out at NPL
- Be amazed by the science and technology and how it benefits the UK
- Meet NPL scientists and visit our world-class laboratories
- Learn about measurement through hands-on demonstrations

What to expect
- The UK’s copy of the International Prototype Kilogram and a Kibble balance, which will replace it next year
- Biometric recognition lab – helping to test biometric systems for both government and industry
- Optical atomic clocks – showing the development of the next generation in time-keeping

You must book tickets to attend this event. Tickets are £3 for adults and please let us know how many children (under 16 years of age) will accompany you for free. All the money will go to Cancer Research UK.

For full details go to www.npl.co.uk/open-house

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