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How #Teddington added an extra second to 2016

Many lauded 2016 as a terrible year with political uncertainty higher than ever before. However, Sir Mo Farah, who trained in Teddington at he beginning of his career made the honours list so there was cause for celebration after a…

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Teddington to get hydrogen refuelling station

A planning application has been submitted for a new hydrogen storage and vehicle refuelling system unit at the NPL, near Bushy House. NPL was chosen because it already carries out cutting-edge research in hydrogen, fuel cell and electrolyser technologies. Construction…

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NPL Open House returns in 2014

If you’re interested in the research and measurements the NPL undertake, this year will see the return of its popular Open House (now held every 2 years). On Tuesday 20th May 2014, World Metrology Day, the doors will be open…

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Fancy some Protons for Breakfast?

Are you interested in watching a gherkin be electrocuted or tasting ice cream made using liquid nitrogen? How about understanding global warming, nuclear power and mobile phones? Protons for Breakfast is a six-week course for people curious about science and…

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Teddington etymology – what’s in a name

You may walk down roads in Teddington wondering where the name came from – some are simply picked without any link to the area but others were chosen to honour the many influential characters that have lived in Teddington over…

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NPL Open Day

Develop your scientific skills with a NPL apprenticeship

NPL, the world-leading centre of excellence for accurate science, technology and standards, is looking for bright candidates with a genuine interest in science for a Laboratory and Science Technician apprenticeship. Up to 10 successful candidates, whilst receiving in-house training for…

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Bomb alert at NPL

Police tonight cordoned off an area on the NPL grounds (near LGC/NPL Sports entrance) after a suspect package was found in the area. It didn’t take long before a huge number of emergency vehicles descended on the junction – about…

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