John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Ten random things: November 22

Ten units of measurement and their SI (Système International) equivalents:

  1. international calorie (4.187 joules)
  2. degree Rankine (5/9 degrees Kelvin)
  3. U.S. gallon (3.785 cubic decimeters)
  4. knot (1.852 kilometers per hour)
  5. miles per hour (1.609 kilometers per hour)
  6. pound (0.454 kilograms)
  7. arcsecond (π/648 milliradians)
  8. stilb (1 candela per square centimeter)
  9. yard (0.914 meters)
  10. parsec (30,857 terameters)

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