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The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the National Atomic Scale at the National Meteorology Conclave. What is Atomic Time? Atomic Time provides the exact speed at which the clock ticks. In technical words, it measures the actual length of a second. Atomic Clocks deviate only one second in up to 100 million years. The ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On 2019 World Meterology Day, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) has recently introduced redefined International System of Units for the country. The redefined systems are Kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI unit of temperature), Mole (SI unit of amount of substance), and Ampere (SI unit of current). ..
Topics: Assumption • Candela • General Conference on Weights and Measures • International System of Units • Kelvin • Kilogram • Measurement • Mole • Redefinition of the SI base units • SI base units • Systems of units • Unit of measurement
The World Metrology Day is observed every year on 20 May, which commemorates anniversary of signing of Metre Convention in 1875. About World Metrology Day Background: The day commemorates anniversary of signing of the international treaty called Metre Convention in Paris on 20 May 1875, by which International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) was ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: 20 May • Bureau of Weights and Measures • General Conference on Weights and Measures • International System of Units • Metre Convention • SI Units • The Metre Convention • Treaty of the Metre • WMD 2019 • World Metrology Day • World Metrology Day 2019
The World Metrology Day (WMD) is observed every year on May 20 to commemorate anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. The treaty provides the basis for a coherent measurement system worldwide that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of ..
Topics: International System of Units • Law by country • Measurement • Metre • Metric system • Metrology • Politics by country • Redefinition of the SI base units • SI derived units • System of measurement • Unit of measurement • World Metrology Day
International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) had decided that the kilogram will no longer be pegged to this cylinder made of 90% platinum and 10% iridium. Background In the last 60 years, several standard units — the second, metre, ampere, Kelvin, mole, candela and, the kilogram — have all ceased to be defined by ..
Topics: Force • International System of Units • Kibble balance • Kilogram • Law by country • Mass • Measurement • Measuring instruments • Metrology • Planck constant • Politics by country • Units of mass