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2011-08-26 12:27:20

Researchers have found that an atomic clock at the U.K.'s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has the best long-term accuracy of any other clock in the world.

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2011-07-18 09:05:00

Japan’s government plans to suspend all cattle shipments from Fukushima after the country’s second-biggest retailer reported Sunday it had sold beef from cattle that ate nuclear-contaminated feed.

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2011-05-04 08:15:19

A matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than its commercial predecessors has been created by a team of researchers at Symmetricom Inc Draper Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.

2011-04-26 07:47:16

It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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2010-08-08 17:25:00

Experts said Friday that fires sweeping across Russia are threatening to re-release nuclear contamination from the Chernobyl disaster into the air, but not in levels dangerous to human health.

2010-01-27 06:49:42

New material finds 'needle in a haystack,' shows promise for clean-up.

2009-12-23 10:14:14

The world's best caesium atomic clocks control Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), an atomic time scale on which the time zones used in everyday life are based.

2008-11-06 09:00:45

IsoRay Inc. (AMEX:ISR), a medical isotope company focused on the treatment of prostate cancer and other malignant disease through use of its proprietary radioisotope technology, announced today it will release first quarter results on Thursday, November 13, 2008, before market opening.

2008-08-20 09:01:30

IsoRay Inc. (AMEX:ISR), a medical isotope company focused on the treatment of prostate cancer and other malignant disease through use of its proprietary radioisotope technology, announces today its financial results for the quarter and year ended June 30, 2008.


Latest Caesium Reference Libraries

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2009-07-10 12:54:52

Cesium (or Caesium) is a chemical element with the symbol Cs and atomic number 55. Caesium is a soft alkali metal that is silvery-gold. It melts and liquefies at 83 degrees Fahrenheit and is one of only five metals that are liquid close to room temperature. Caesium is a metal that is most widely known for its use in atomic clocks. Cesium comes from the Latin word caesius meaning "˜bluish-gray'. It was discovered in 1860 by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff in Durkheim, Germany in mineral...

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