[ntp:questions] National time standard differences

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.delete-this-bit.and-this-part.co.uk.invalid
Tue Feb 9 18:00:08 UTC 2010

>> I remember the flying of caesium or other atomic clocks round the 
>> world, and that folks had to invoke relativistic corrections.  Were 
>> these better than microseconds as well?
> Please excuse me if I leave relativistic corrections to the late 
> Professor Einstein!  It's not something I've ever needed to know!


I meant the flying clocks (microseconds).  Relativistic corrections are, I 
understand, needed for GPS satellites, though.


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