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France set to change the meaning of the kilo

Gareth Parker

France will soon be voting on what the kilogram actually means, maths expert Adam Spencer explained the debate to Steve and Baz on 6PR Breakfast.

“Once trade became global and people started interacting with each other we needed to agree on what a metre was, what a second was, what a kilogram was,” Spencer explained. “They tried to unify all these things.”

While Steve and Baz has Spencer on the line they thought they’d get some fun facts from his new book: Adam Spencer’s Top 100.

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Gareth Parker
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