“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.”
Abraham Lincoln, US President (1809-65).
Friday, 16 December 2016
What is a zeptosecond - not a lot!
A team in Germany have measured helium photoionization with zeptosecond precision. This is
the greatest accuracy of time determination ever achieved, as well as the first
absolute determination of the timescale of photoionization.