Opticallattice

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...

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07.10.13
Laser-powered atomic clock fuels temporal pedants' ire
07.10.13

Laser-powered atomic clock fuels temporal pedants' ire

If you thought that your regular atomic clock, which loses a second once every few years, is adequ...

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01.29.12
Quantum speed limits within reach, present moves ever closer to future
01.29.12

Quantum speed limits within reach, present moves ever closer to future

Got your wire-rimmed spectacles on? Had a full night's rest? Eager to get those synapses firing? Her...

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08.29.11
New developments in atomic clock technology beat accuracy records, may inspire Ke$ha's next hit
08.29.11

New developments in atomic clock technology beat accuracy records, may inspire Ke$ha's next hit

According to a recent Penn State study that uses a new way to calculate time-telling precision, t...

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