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Latest Primary Atomic Reference Clock in Space Stories

2012-02-01 23:43:34

The ability to accurately measure a second in time is at the heart of many essential technologies; the most recognizable may be the Global Positioning System (GPS).

2005-10-07 13:35:00

The average user may not notice, but the Global Positioning System (GPS) is more reliable today than it was several years ago.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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