[time-nuts] Atomic Watch.

Sarah White kuzetsa at gmail.com
Wed May 1 13:31:01 EDT 2013

On 5/1/2013 11:40 AM, Sarah White wrote:
> On 5/1/2013 8:43 AM, Stephen Tompsett (G8LYB) wrote:
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/01/hoptroff_shows_first_atomic_watch_movement/
> Stephen, fellow time nuts,
> [DISCLAIMER] I should really know better than to attempt internet
> discussions or comments first thing after waking up. Didn't stop me
> today though (oops)
> So...
> Did I just make a fool of myself?
> Was I mistaken?
> I tweeted the author of this article, trying to point out that (as I
> understand) "radioactive decay" is not relevant in any way for cesium
> frequency standard/reference thingies:
> https://twitter.com/kuzetsa/status/329618223916011520
> If someone more authoritative and/or experienced (or at least more
> awake) wanted, please let me know if I was confused and such
> --Sarah

Oh... apparently the article has since been altered in a subtle way. The
current wording no longer has any mention of "radioactive decay"

As you were / carry on :)


P.S. Guess I'll delete my tweet. (unintended rhyme)

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