[time-nuts] 1968 Scientific American Magazine: Cesium Clock Standards

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 08:20:40 EST 2014

Dave I do not know why but it was one of two things as I barely recall.
Magazine format change (Need dumber for more readers) or the fellow died.
That was a long time ago.
I know as a kid that inspired me on more then one occasion to do something.
They are still a good read. there was some pdfs at some sight or a book or

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 6:16 AM, Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) <
drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk> wrote:

> I see this on eBay - it might interest some, and at $10 it will not
> break the bank
> http://www.ebay.ca/itm/1968-Scientific-American-Magazine-Cesium-Clock-Standards-Measurement-DNA-Dis-/381078816062
> BTW, does anyone know why the Amateur Scientist column was dropped in
> Scientific American? Perhaps the thought they might get sued if a
> suggestion was made to use anything more dangerous than a teaspoon of
> salt!
> Dave
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