NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the evening of Tuesday October 20th, Citizen Watch Company of America celebrated the launch of a new technologically advanced satellite timepiece: the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS. Alongside its companion, the Satellite Wave F900, the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS features the fastest GPS sync time to date, with worldwide reception.
To celebrate the launch of these remarkable timepieces, Citizen this evening hosted a historic "Time, Space and Innovation" event in their Flagship store located in the heart of Times Square, NYC.
Event highlights included:
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list; and were the basis of two award-winning NOVA mini-series, which he hosted. Professor Greene co-founded the World Science Festival in 2008 and serves as Chairman of the Board. He kept the audience rapt with his perspective on "Time and Einstein."
Oded Aharonson, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, has served as an investigator in many NASA flight missions including the Mars Exploration Rovers and the Cassini Mission to Saturn. Professor Aharonson provided an illuminating up-to-the-minute perspective on telling time in space.
Artist Michael Benson also premiered images from: Otherworlds: Visions of Our Solar System, an exhibit opening at the Natural History Museum, London in 2016. An exhibition of its large-scale photographic prints was previously displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and a large-scale exhibition: Beyond was featured in the Art Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
In addition, Citizen Watch Company and the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning are honoring physics student and Bergen County Technical School Senior Michelle Baird as a Science Star of the Future in recognition of her exceptional abilities and drive which serve as inspiration for her academic community.
Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watch Company of America said, "We could not be more pleased to introduce our important new advancements in Citizen Satellite Wave technology with this stellar team of leaders from the worlds of science, space and innovation. This event is an exciting acknowledgment of our brand's extraordinary history in technological firsts," he added.
Citizen Watch is a true manufacture d'horlogerie with a comprehensive manufacturing process that extends from creating a watch's individual components to its final assembly. The company operates in more than 100 countries around the world. Since its founding in 1918, Citizen has held the belief of "Better Starts Now" — that is, No matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better, and now is the time to start doing it. Sharing this belief, we have made watches, invented and improved technologies and created a path for the future of timekeeping with our proprietary light-powered technology "Eco-Drive" and state-of-the-art satellite-synchronized timekeeping.
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