Archive for February 8th, 2010

The world’s most precise clock

February 8, 2010

Physicists have just built an enhanced version of an experimental atomic clock based on a single aluminum atom that is now the world’s most precise clock, more than twice as precise as the previous pacesetter based on a mercury atom.

The new aluminum clock would neither gain nor lose one second in about 3.7 billion years! WOW! Read more here or here.