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giegs

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Interesting attempt to formalize some Mk 1 eyeball and sniff testing. Might be a useful exercise in classroom settings.

 

Grizz

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It always seemed illogical to me that the only metric unit of time was the second and its multiples. I think minutes, hours, days etc. are common to all countries, but are decidedly non-metric.
 

Grizz

Beats the crap out of me
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Northport, NY
Nothing metric about time.
I’m not sure there is anything inherently metric about any quantity apart from perhaps fingers and toes. It’s handy because most cultures use a base 10 number system. I realize that time is different, BTW, because its measurement is based on cyclical phenomena, like the solar and lunar cycles. In the metric system, the only time unit officially recognized is the second, whether in CGS or MKS. Minutes, hours, etc. are commonly used but only informally recognized.
 

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