Irish ‘Atomic Clock’ guides Europe’s satellites


An Irish company, Eblana Photonics, has developed ultra-accurate atomic clocks, that will provide positioning information for Europe’s new Gailileo satellite system.

Europe is developing Galileo has a rival to the US GPS system, and to provide Europe with its own independent satellite navigation system that is not under the control of the US military.

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Broadcast 11.11.2009 on TV3′s Ireland AM 

 

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