Atomic clocks can simulate quantum magnetism

Researchers at JILA have for the first time used an atomic clock as a quantum simulator, mimicking the behavior of a different, more complex quantum system.

CERN collider could be world's fastest stopwatch

The CERN supercollider could become the world’s most precise stopwatch, thanks to a new method of keeping time devised by researchers at Vienna University of Technology (TU), Austria.

Want to stay younger? Just don't go upstairs

It's not news that it happens - but it's rather amazing to be able to measure it. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been able to demonstrate that time passes faster just a foot above the ground.