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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"

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Upcoming Physics Conferences

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

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)
Jan 11-15: Essential Cosmology for the Next Generation (Playa del Carmen, Mexico)
Jan 15-17: Axions 2010 (Gainesville, Florida)
Jan 18-20: Winter Workshop on Non-Perturbative Quantum Field Theory (Nice, France)
Jan 26-29: GWDAW14: Gravitational Wave Data Analysis Workshop (Rome, Italy)
Feb 13-20: 38th ITEP Winter School of Physics (Moscow, Russia)
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)
Feb 24-26: UCLA Dark Matter 2010 Symposium (Marina del Rey, CA, USA)
Mar 08-10: Cosmology, the Quantum Vacuum, and Zeta Functions (Barcelona, Spain)
Apr 05-09: PDEs, Relativity and Nonlinear Waves (Granada, Spain)
Apr 09-10: Non-Perturbative Quantum Field Theory 2010 (Norman, OK, USA)
May 23-29: Workshop on Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with atoms and photons ad memoriam of Carlo Novero (Turin, Italy)
May 30 - Jun 03: Intl Conference on Nanophotonics 2010 (Tskuba, Japan)
Jun 14-17: Advances in Quantum Theory (Vaxjo, Sweden)
Jun 20-26: Theory Meets Data Analysis at Comparable and Extreme Mass Ratios (Waterloo, ON, Canada)
Jun 21-30: D-branes, Effective Actions and Homological Mirror Symmetry (Vienna, Austria)
Jun 23-Jul 03: Quantum Gravity summer school (Morelia, Mexico)
Jun 28-Jul 02: LISA 8 (Stanford University, USA)
Jul 05-09: GR19 (Mexico City, Mexico)
Sep 17-19: Symmetry, Separation, Super-integrability and Special Functions (Minneapolis, MN, USA)



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