How to Identify an Atomic Clock

A public service announcement for all Texas teachers, principals, school districts* and law enforcement**

 

Atomic clock (def):  an extremely accurate electronic clock*** regulated by the resonance frequency of atoms or molecules of certain substances, as cesium.
Examples of atomic clocks

diy physicsPhoto credit http://www.physics.com

 

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complete-modulephoto credit: http://www.galsys.co.uk

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Ahmed Mohamed’s atomic clock

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*A good way for Texas school districts to avoid national humiliation in the future is to establish equity teams in every high school. This was a major demand in the Seattle teacher’s strike, which was settled Wednesday. See Seattle teachers strike ends

**Law enforcement please note: in Texas it’s against the law to interrogate a minor (no matter how dark his skin is) without parents being present.

***Clocks are used to tell time.