News tagged with atomic clocks

A new era for atomic clocks

A revolution is under way in timekeeping. Precision timekeeping based on atomic clocks already underpins much of our modern technology—telecommunications, computer networks and satellite-based positioning systems like GPS ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in General Physics
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The ultimate accuracy machine

A clock being developed by a physicist at The University of Western Australia is the first of its kind in Australia - and will be the only southern hemisphere-based clock in the international Atomic Clock Ensemble in Space ...

dateOct 04, 2013 in General Physics
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