Reuters - News Video Online (July 1, 2015) Crowds gather to watch an extra second being added to Japan's standard clock, in line with a UN body decision to harmonize atomic time. Yiming Woo reports.
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AP (Jan. 10, 2012) Citing danger of nuclear proliferation and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hand of it's "Doomsday Clock" to five minutes to midnight. ... watch video
AFP (July 16, 2014) Japan's nuclear regulator approves the restarting of two atomic reactors, marking a major step towards restarting atomic plants that were shuttered after the Fukushima crisis. Duration: 00:57
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Reuters (July 29, 2013) A new optical lattice clock, designed in France, is so precise its creators say it could help improve the resolution of global positioning systems (GPS), help Smartphones download data faster and ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 1, 2012) China has made a major energy breakthrough, completing the second of three stages in its nuclear power development. According to the China Institute of Atomic Energy, the country has finished ... watch video
FORA.tv (Nov. 29, 2012) CUNY's Institute for Theoretical Sciences discusses the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.
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AFP (July 4, 2012) After a quest spanning nearly half a century, physicists said Wednesday they had found a sub-atomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson, believed to confer mass on matter. Rousing cheers and ... watch video
Oct. 5, 2015 When pathologists perform autopsies on smokers who died with severe emphysema, they find that lungs are black in appearance. Until recently, researchers and physicians could ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 A model microscopic system to demonstrate the transmission of torque in the presence of thermal fluctuations -- necessary for the creation of a tiny 'clutch' operating at the ... read more
June 29, 2015 Scientists have developed a mercury-based optical lattice clock and measured the mercury clock frequency using the same group's recently developed strontium-based optical lattice clock as a ... read more
Feb. 9, 2015 Two cryogenically cooled optical lattice clocks that can be synchronized to a tremendous 2.0 x 10^-18 -- meaning that they would only go out of synch by a second in 16 billion years. This is nearly ... read more
Jan. 22, 2014 Heralding a new age of terrific timekeeping, physicists have unveiled an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new world records for both precision and stability -- key metrics for the ... read more