MaudlinMutantMollusk: Does anybody really know what time it is?
Donnchadha: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Does anybody really know what time it is?Four thir-TAY.It's not late, naw, naw.It's just a-earlAY earlAY
Kimpak: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Does anybody really know what time it is?Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so.
laulaja: Yay, got posting OK back after losing it furabit.
boarch: FTA: "The devices, called optical lattice clocks, lost just one second every 300 million years - making them three times as accurate as current atomic clocks. "They tested this-- how?
I_Am_Weasel: I think they're guessing.
Mimic_Octopus: ftfa: Our current systems, called caesium fountains, expose clouds of caesium atoms to microwaves to get them to oscillate. But the the new ones use light to excite strontium atoms it has been a minute since my last science class, but isn't a microwave light too you tards ?
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lilbjorn: The devices, called optical lattice clocks, lost just one second every 300 million years - making them three times as accurate as current atomic clocksOh, well by all means. Let's spend billions of tax of dollars converting over to this new clock.
ERNesbitt: A time thread, and no Doctor Who references?(Also came for Chicago and Spin Doctors... leaving 2/3 satisfied.)
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