[time-nuts] metric timekeeping

Joseph Gray jgray at zianet.com
Sun Apr 1 18:31:06 EDT 2007


I'm waiting for when we all begin using stardates :-)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Dameron" <ddameron at earthlink.net>
To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 3:00 PM
Subject: [time-nuts] metric timekeeping


> Hi Chuck,
> The French tried that about 1794-1795 (normal calendar year dates). Each
> month (still 12 months/year) was to have 3 ten day weeks.
> Each day was to be 10 hours of 100 minutes of 100 seconds.
>
> I have discovered there is often more to systems of units than conversion
> of units. For example, in electromagnetics, B and H are different things 
> in
> SI: T (v-s/m^2) and A/m. However they are the same (magnitude and units) 
> in
> gaussian cgs units, at least in free space.
> -Dave D.
> You wrote,
> Life will always be a blended system, unless you decide you want a metric
> day,
> metric week, metric year... I don't think that nature will accommodate you
> very
> well.
>
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