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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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