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The race to build the world’s most precise clock

14 mins | Sep 8, 2019
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Increasing the intricacy of our timekeeping would transform science and the global economy. In the history of timekeeping, no clock has been able to avoid irregularity. But with the help of elements like lutetium, scientists are on their way to creating one. Writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, Adam Minter explains why this technology is fundamental to our future.
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