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New atomic clock will neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 15:29

US Department of Commerce`s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, which will serve as the new US time standard, and will neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years.

New strontium atomic clock will stay precise till end of universe 5 bn years on

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 13:49

A research group led by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist has shown an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new world records for both precision and stability.

New atomic clock may `redefine the second`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 18:27

A new type of atomic clock may be a more accurate way to measure time, scientists say.

Einstein was right... higher you live, faster you age!

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 22:04

Experts found that time really does run more quickly the higher you are - just as Einstein predicted, The Independent reported Tuesday.

Soon, nuclear clock that could be accurate for billions of years

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 10:26

Researchers are aiming for a clock accurate to within a tenth of a second over 14 billion years - the age of the universe.

Proposed single-ion clock ‘100 times more accurate than best atomic clocks’

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 18:58

It would be so accurate that it neither gains nor loses 1/20th of a second in 14 billion years - the age of the Universe.

`Leap second` under the gun at Geneva time talks

Last Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 22:04

Without the leap second, hi-tech clocks would race ahead of solar time, leading to an error of 15 s every 100 years.

UK`s atomic clock is most accurate

Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 11:00

A caesium fountain clock that keeps the United Kingdom’s atomic time is now the most accurate long-term timekeeper in the world.

UK`s atomic clock `is world`s most accurate`

Last Updated: Friday, August 26, 2011, 18:24

An atomic clock at Britain`s National Physical Laboratory is the world`s most accurate and it would lose or gain less than a second in some 138 million years.

World`s smallest atomic clock in matchbox size

Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 18:22

It is 100 times smaller than commercial versions with both military and commercial applications.

World`s smallest atomic clock on sale for $1,500

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 14:26

Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC)is about 1.5 inches on a side and less than a half-inch in depth.

Soon, a portable optical atomic clock

Last Updated: Friday, September 04, 2009, 16:33

In a new research work, a team of scientists has shown how optical atomic clocks in the future might become more compact and even portable, maybe even travel to space.