Meter means measure: the story of the metric system

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Viking Press, Nov 19, 1973 - Technology & Engineering - 126 pages
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Discusses the creation and development of the metric system and explains why its adoption by the United States is both inevitable and desirable.

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Contents

The Meter Finds a Home
60
Nature Sets a Standard
69
The Globe Turns Metric
80
A Unity of Units
94
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