It's about time: Nation's new civilian atomic clock is 3 times more accurate than predecessor

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: April 3, 2014 - 7:40 PM

BOULDER, Colo. — Good news for people who are sticklers for punctuality: The National Institute of Standards and Technology has a new atomic clock that isn't supposed to gain or lose a second in roughly 300 million years.

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