Irish ‘Atomic Clock’ guides Europe’s satellites

An Irish company, Eblana Photonics, has developed ultra-accurate atomic clocks, that will provide positioning information for Europe’s new Gailileo satellite system.

Europe is developing Galileo has a rival to the US GPS system, and to provide Europe with its own independent satellite navigation system that is not under the control of the US military.


Broadcast 11.11.2009 on TV3’s Ireland AM