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This is meant to be a scientific blog!


 

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why not request correspondents to use SI units
« Reply #1 on: 16/11/2009 21:12:15 »
Maybe we need a new set of units based upon natural phenomena. Light speed could be 1; electron mass could be 1; electron charge could be 1, etc.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 16/11/2009 21:41:52 »
Such systems have been proposed but they lead to rather impractical values in the every day world.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 16/11/2009 23:49:53 »
I like it! And we could insist that everyone posts in Esperanto. Sorry, I should have said:

"Hango pantusor likey! Anko wibi con multo postal intrepeedo Esperanto insitatramental."
 

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« Reply #4 on: 17/11/2009 09:18:31 »
Q: Why...?
A: Because this is a website for non-scientists too, and many of them would be put off.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 17/11/2009 16:56:00 »
I know! The moderators could translate calculations that are not in SI units into SI, and add them to the posts.

Piece of cake!
 

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