CERN collider could become world’s most accurate stopwatch

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have proposed a method to create the world’s most precise stopwatch for the world’s shortest light pulses, using a detector that is going to be installed at CERN in 2018.

Nov 13, 2012, 15:22 PM IST

Scientists find ‘stopwatch for the solar system’

In a new study, a team of scientists has described how aluminium radioisotopes can now offer precise timing of events 4.5 billion years ago, and thus have been dubbed as the ‘stopwatch for the solar system’.

Aug 26, 2009, 14:06 PM IST