Fragile times: Why accurate and resilient timekeeping is critical

Join us as we delve into the fascinating and delicate realm of timekeeping. Discover how atomic clocks have replaced the Earth as our time reference and how the present and future challenges in measuring and delivering time are met head-on from the home of UK time, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Take advantage of this extraordinary evening at the Royal Institution that looks at where we have come from; the challenges all around us; and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

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Peter Whibberley, a senior scientist with many years experience exploring the world of timekeeping.
Elena Parsons will share valuable insights into how NPL spearheads the delivery of resilient time signals, granting industry access through innovation and service nodes.
Leon Lobo will shed light on what lies ahead for the world of timekeeping.
Rachel Godun, a principal scientist in the field, who unveils NPL's research programme into next-generation optical atomic clocks.


The Royal Institution 21 Albermarle St London W1S 4BS

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