Opposing atomic time

Canada stands to be isolated from the US and at least 12 other countries at a meeting in January when countries debate putting in place 'atomic' timekeeping as the new global standard as opposed to the current practice of using 'leap seconds,' reported Postmedia News.

Published: Wednesday, 11/16/2011 12:00 am EST

Canada stands to be isolated from the US and at least 12 other countries at a meeting in January when countries debate putting in place 'atomic' timekeeping as the new global standard as opposed to the current practice of using 'leap seconds,' reported Postmedia News.

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