A new weight standard - say au revoir to Le Grand K

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A new weight standard - say au revoir to Le Grand K

Postby Rich1853 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:04 pm

"It's fantastic! It's great! It's history in the making," enthuses Zeina Kubarych of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland, which specializes in the science of measurement.
https://www.npr.org/2018/11/13/66631099 ... a-V1szcd8w
Tomorrow, 16Nov2018 is the big day when all our base measurement units will finally be defined in terms of unvarying constants of nature for the first time. Get to know these units and their relationships a little better on "Meet the Constants"! https://www.nist.gov/si-redefinition/meet-constants
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Re: A new weight standard - say au revoir to Le Grand K

Postby CFRiad » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:02 am

Le Grand K is dead. Long live Planck’s constant
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Re: A new weight standard - say au revoir to Le Grand K

Postby Rich1853 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:41 pm

:lol:
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Re: A new weight standard - say au revoir to Le Grand K

Postby CFRiad » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:44 pm

And Ampere is quite sick too. I am putting my bets on Coulomb.
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