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Image title: 
Astin Receives Metric Scale
Credit line: 
National Bureau of Standards, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Description: 

Left to right: Dr. Myron Tribus, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Science and Technology; Rocco C. Siciliano, Under Secretary of Commerce; and Allen Astin at the ceremony held at the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of History and Technology. Dr. Astin is presented a bathroom scale calibrated in the metric system.

Photo date: 
August 22, 1969
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Astin, Allen Varley, 1904-1984
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