[time-nuts] Mercury Ion Clock

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Nov 1 03:21:51 EDT 2014

In message <54544287.3000805 at pacific.net>, Brooke Clarke writes:
>Hi Bob:
>I suspect that inside a screen room like that one, where I'm
>guessing the walls are iron/steel, there's not much of the
>Earth's mag field left to null.

That would be very counter productive, because you would invariably
get a very complex mag field which owuld be much harder to cancel out.

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