Erik Dierikx geïnterviewed for NTvO

Although the position of the Earth in relation to the sun or other celestial objects is still a useful indicator of timekeeping, only atomic clocks are used for time measurements with the highest accuracy.

Erik Dierikx works at VSL, the National Metrology Institute of the Netherlands. Erik explains in the Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, how atomic clocks are synchronized worldwide, so that we are always up to date in the Netherlands.
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