Monthly Archives: November 2019

Our common measurement language

One of the most important, and perhaps surprising, human achievements during the nineteen and twentieth centuries was the adoption around the world of a common language of measurement. Ronnie Cohen provides an illustration of the benefits this can bring. Likes(7)Dislikes(0)

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Muddled measures in car brochures

One of the last bastions of imperial units is our road network and hence car manufacturers’ marketing campaigns. Ronnie Cohen has been looking at some their promotional material. Likes(12)Dislikes(0)

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