Metric system

A replica of the International Prototype Kilogram is pictured at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in Sevres, near Paris.
AP Photo/Christophe Ena
November 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By John Leicester, Associated Press VERSAILLES, France (AP) — In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a ground-breaking overhaul to the international system of measurements that underpins global trade and other vital human endeavors, uniting together behind new scientific...
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