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NPL Open Day 2012 round-up

Once again the NPL Open Day has dazzled and educated the estimated 3,000 visitors to the laboratory complex that carries out work that affects many aspects of our daily lives. The NPL’s primary objective is to improve the accuracy of…

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Video Update

Lots of local sights have been spotted on TV lately – here is a run down of what you might have missed. As Jane pointed out in the comments for this post “The beautiful stage of Normansfield Theatre was spotted…

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NPLs atomic clocks adjusted at midnight

Timekeepers at the NPL will today add one extra second to the atomic clocks that determine the precise time in the UK. The International Bureau of Weights and Measures at the NPL also acts as the official atomic time keeper…

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