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(Ars Technica)   Boffins create laser with zeptosecond accuracy, with grouchoseconds, chicoseconds, harposeconds, and gummoseconds on the way   ( arstechnica.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, hydrogen atoms, femtoseconds, electric fields, lasers, atoms, electronics, excited state, geological time scale  
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2013-03-07 06:37:47 PM  
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Those names are actually just as good as the official SI prefixes.

Bonus: a device for generating short high-voltage electrical pulses is called a Marx generator.
2013-03-07 06:36:47 PM  
1 vote:
That's still enough time to make *three* hard-boiled eggs.
2013-03-07 06:27:59 PM  
1 vote:
Wow.   Just wow.  That is a TINY slice of time.
2013-03-07 06:21:17 PM  
1 vote:
Many Boffins died to bring us this information.
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