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2Physics Quote:
"Today’s most precise time measurements are performed with optical atomic clocks, which achieve a precision of about 10-18, corresponding to 1 second uncertainty in more than 15 billion years, a time span which is longer than the age of the universe... Despite such stunning precision, these clocks could be outperformed by a different type of clock, the so called “nuclear clock”... The expected factor of improvement in precision of such a new type of clock has been estimated to be up to 100, in this way pushing the ability of time measurement to the next level."
-- Lars von der Wense, Benedict Seiferle, Mustapha Laatiaoui, Jürgen B. Neumayr, Hans-Jörg Maier, Hans-Friedrich Wirth, Christoph Mokry, Jörg Runke, Klaus Eberhardt, Christoph E. Düllmann, Norbert G. Trautmann, Peter G. Thirolf
(Read Full Article: "Direct Detection of the 229Th Nuclear Clock Transition"

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Upcoming Physics Conferences

[To add an upcoming physics conference to this list, please send an email to 2Physics@gmail.com ]

Aug 17-23: Astrophysics and Cosmology after Gamow: Recent progress and new horizons: 4-th Gamow International Conference and 9-th Gamow Summer School "Astronomy and beyond: Astrophysics, Cosmology, Radioastronomy, High Energy Physics and Astrobiology" (Odessa, Ukraine)
Aug 18-28: International Summer School on Astroparticle Physics (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Aug 21-27: Bogolyubov Conference "Problems of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics" (Moscow-Dubna, Russia)
Aug 25-28: Primordial Gravitational Waves (Cambridge, UK)
Aug 30-Sep 03: Joint International Hadron Structure Conference (Tatranska Strba, Slovak Republic)
Sep 02-05: Challenges in Cosmology (Talloires, France)
Sep 07-11: Cosmo-09 (CERN, Geneva)
Sep 11-14: Particle Cosmology (CERN, Geneva)
Sep 14-19: Intl Workshop on Weak Interactions and Neutrinos (L'Aquila, Italy)
Sep 15-18: Bogolyubov Kyiv Conference "Modern Problems of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics" (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Sep 24-28: International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures (Montpellier, France)
Sep 28-Oct 02: Physical Properties of Nanosystems (Yalta, Ukraine)
Oct 02-03: Colloquium in memory of Jan Stern: From Current Algebra to the Standard Model and Beyond (Paris, France)
Oct 08-09: Space, Time and Beyond (Golm, Germany)
Oct 11-14: 50 years of the Aharonov-Bohm Effect: Concepts and Applications (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Oct 26-30: Galileo - Xu Guangqi Meeting on the Sun, the Stars, the Universe and General Relativity (Shanghai, China)
Nov 29-Dec 04: Intl Conference on Hadron Spectroscopy (Tallahassee, FL, USA)
Nov 30-Dec 03: International Symposium on Computational Mechanics (Hong Kong and Macau, China)
Dec 15-20: Topical Conference on Elementary Particles, Astrophysics, and Cosmology (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)
Jan 04-08: 3rd Intl Workshop On High Energy Physics in the LHC Era (Valparaiso, Chile)
Jan 05-08: 39th Winter Meeting on Statistical Physics (Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico)
Feb 08-13: 46th Winter School of Theoretical Physics: Quantum Dynamics and Information: Theory and Experiment (Ladek Zdroj, Poland)
Feb 23-26: Gravitational Wave Symposium (John Hopkins U., USA)
Jun 28-Jul 02: LISA 8 (Stanford U., USA)
Jul 05-09: GR19 (Mexico City, Mexico)



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