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How to Kill a Gram

Scientists are about to change what a kilogram is.  The weights and measures committee will establish a global value for Planck’s constant and then will draft a resolution to redefine kilogram based on this constant.  Why?  Anthony and Jeff investigate, and the answer might surprise you.

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