Time and Longitude: an unexpected affinity (2)

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GEOmedia 3-2022 - Time and Longitude: an unexpected affinity

by Marco Lisi

Time, the fourth dimension, is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of technology and science. The generation and distribution of an accurate reference time is a strategic asset on which the most disparate applications depend: from financial transactions to broadband communications, from satellite navigation systems to large laboratories for basic physical research (the so-called "Big Physics ")...