New technology that will blow your mind.
That's awesome Ruth!
That would be a great post for the Geek/Nerd group as well.
Maybe you'd like to share your discussion there too.
Two friends manage some of the world's timekeeping infrastructure - they are working with many others to implement reliable sub-femtosecond timekeeping, which will have profound implications for much of what we do. One interesting site: http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp00/1000improvement.cfm
Five years seems like an eon to wait for results. Good luck to them.
I couldn't believe it until I came to the method they used, which was timing the frames with different pulses of light. Still, it's impressive and sounds like it will have some beneficial uses.