Re: [Epic] Will it, won't it...

From: J Andrew Evans <J_Andrew_Evans_at_...>
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 1998 19:16:53 +0100

Colen McAlister wrote:

> One fine day in the middle of the night, Elias Tiliakos wrote:
> AFAIK, the meter is defined by the speed of light, and is approximately
> 100 cm long. However, this may be what you meant. What did you mean? :P

The metre used to be defined by the length of a metal pole held at a
particular temperature and pressure etc in an Institute in France. They
might have changed it but no one told me.

Received on Tue Oct 06 1998 - 18:16:53 UTC

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