[time-nuts] NPR Story I heard this morning

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 11:09:12 EST 2014

Yes,  A story about time and frequency standards.  They actually used
numbers like 10E16 in the story.  Apparently at that level your clock can
measure a change in elevation of a few centimeters because of the
relativistic effects of the reduced gravity field in just a few cm.

On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 6:28 AM, xaos <xaos at darksmile.net> wrote:

> This morning, as I was driving to work,
> I heard this really cool story on NPR radio here in NYC.
> This is the link to the story:
> http://www.npr.org/2014/11/03/361069820/what-time-is-it-it-depends-where-you-are-in-the-universe
> What a nice way to start the week.
> Past stories with similar headlines.
> http://www.npr.org/2014/01/24/265247930/tickety-tock-an-even-more-accurate-atomic-clock
> Cheers,
> George Hrysanthopoulos, N2FGX
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Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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