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Kilogram (WATT Balance)

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 ..


Quick Fact Sheet : Some Scientific Instruments & Their Use

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