Monthly Archives: April 2014

One hundred years of metric rainfall measurement

– not that the media have noticed.  John Frewen-Lord looks into this oversight, drawing our attention to a centenary that occurs on 1 May. Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

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‘Area 1520’ – not about aliens or UFOs

With Easter approaching, thoughts turn to the holiday. One of our frequent contributors, John Frewen-Lord, has written an article about travel, or rather about a means of travel, which may help to get us in the mood, and which, moreover, … Continue reading

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Whither the National Curriculum?

We take a look at some recent information about the National Curriculum as it relates to measures and measurement. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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