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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.
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.
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A new type of atomic clock may be a more accurate way to measure time, scientists say.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 18:22
It is 100 times smaller than commercial versions with both military and commercial applications.
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.
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.
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