Little time

Sell, Christopher
September 2005
Engineer (00137758);9/5/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7683, p10
Reports that the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has commissioned further development of a system claimed to be ten times smaller and lower in power consumption in weapons guidance systems. Use of atomic clocks in providing enhanced accuracy and stability; Phases of the research and development project; Significance of the research to the armed forces. INSET: A BRIEF HISTORY OF ATOMIC TIME.


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