Unit of the month: KILOGRAM


Unit of the month: KILOGRAM 20 May 2019 Mass is a quantity that has been inseparably bound to humanity for thousands of years. The need to trade goods is a fundamental part of any civilization, and the methods to do so are constantly developing. Our first records of using measurement standards in trade come from a few thousand years BC, in ancient Egypt. The ancient Egyptians employed stones to check the weight of goods, later stones were replaced by standards casted from bronze. Amazingly, until yesterday we did something very similar. The International Mass Standard was also [...]

Unit of the month: KILOGRAM2019-06-03T13:54:16+00:00