[time-nuts] Another "atomic" clock question

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Mar 3 18:41:42 EST 2014


In message <AB202DA8-82BD-4861-AF15-ABBF92779342 at rtty.us>, Bob Camp writes:

>If you are measuring temperature in a room who's temperature does not
>change, then yes you can hold 0.000000001 C.

That would make you quite famous, since the current best measurement
of Bolzmans constant has a relative uncertainty of 0.71e-6.

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