atomic clock / radio-receiver chip

Federico Lorenzi florenzi at
Sun Jun 1 22:16:12 CEST 2008

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 9:33 PM, Ilja O. <vrghost at> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 9:26 PM, cdr <_ at> wrote:
>>> And portable thermonuclear bomb. Just in case. (Well, phone is already
>>> hand interface to several orbital atomic clocks, isn't it?)
>> the atomic clock(s) arent orbiting the earth,
> But why there are no clocks at the orbit? They could be useful enough.
> E.g. if there are several of them each on predefined geostationary
> orbit we could do lots of useful things with them! For example, we
> could prove that general relativity indeed exists (although ionosphere
> would likely to spoil party at some degree).
Huh, I'm a little confused about whats being spoken about here, but
the GPS satellites are effectively giant orbiting atomic clocks, its
the basis of GPS.


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