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01.22.14
World's most precise atomic clock will still be spot-on in 5 billion years
01.22.14

World's most precise atomic clock will still be spot-on in 5 billion years

Most of us only pay attention to time when it's causing headaches, but the same can't be said of a...

By C. Velazco,   01.22.14
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08.23.13
Scientists set new stability record with ytterbium atomic clock
08.23.13

Scientists set new stability record with ytterbium atomic clock

The story of scientific advancement is rarely one of leaps and bounds. More often than not it's ev...

By T. O'Brien,   08.23.13
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05.29.13
Physicists construct the most accurate clock the world has ever seen
05.29.13

Physicists construct the most accurate clock the world has ever seen

Calling a clock the most accurate ever may sound like hyperbole, but physicists at the National In...

By M. Grey,   05.29.13
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07.11.12
Reported new DARPA chief brings true geek, dash of green tech controversy
07.11.12

Reported new DARPA chief brings true geek, dash of green tech controversy

Running DARPA has always demanded a certain amount of tech-savviness -- it created what ultimately...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.12
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05.10.12
NIST researchers store two images in a cloud of gas, open new possibilities for quantum memory
05.10.12

NIST researchers store two images in a cloud of gas, open new possibilities for quantum memory

Physicists have already been able to store a single image in a cloud of rubidium gas, but research...

By D. Melanson,   05.10.12
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09.23.11
US government to beat back botnets with a cybersecurity code of conduct
09.23.11

US government to beat back botnets with a cybersecurity code of conduct

Old Uncle Sam seems determined to crack down on botnets, but he still needs a little help figurin...

By A. Toor,   09.23.11
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04.05.09
Scientists develop 'coin sorter' for nanoparticles, first-ever nanofluidic device with complex 3D surface
04.05.09

Scientists develop 'coin sorter' for nanoparticles, first-ever nanofluidic device with complex 3D surface

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Cornell University have banded togeth...

By R. Miller,   04.05.09
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