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Contact: Ruxandra Bondarescu
University of Zurich

High-Precision Atomic Clock

Caption: An initial high-precision atomic clock prototype, ACES (Atomic Clock Ensemble in Space), is already due to be taken to the Columbus Space Lab at the International Space Station (ISS) by 2014.

Credit: European Space Agency ESA, D. Ducros

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