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Dort, wo üblicherweise gefräst, gespant und gebohrt wird, hat sich für den 17. März 2020 hoher Besuch zum Gespräch angekündigt. In der „Woche der beruflichen Bildung“ (vom 17.-24. März) schaut Niedersachsens Kultusminister Grant Hendrik Tonne auch in der Physikalisch-Technischen Bundesanstalt (PTB) vorbei, um sich hier ganz gezielt über die Ausbildung der PTB zu informieren und um mit Auszubildenden ins Gespräch zu kommen. Begleitet wird er von Elke Büdenbender, der „First Lady Deutschlands“.

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In cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, the QUEST Institute at PTB has succeeded for the first time in performing precision spectroscopy on highly charged ions. This pioneering experiment makes the field of highly charged ions accessible for research on novel atomic clocks and tests of fundamental physics.

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