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Connecting Clocks To Measure Height
2013-10-02 11:10:16

Researchers from Garching and Braunschweig transport frequencies with high precision over almost 2000 km - important, among other things, for geodesy

2013-08-23 23:04:17

Pixotine is an incredibly innovative solution to an age-long problem; a way to get that nicotine buzz without cigarettes, smelly clothes, spit cups, fire hazards or haughty glances from passersby.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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