Saturday, December 10, 2011

Fahrenheit years

The New Adventures of Queen Victoria celebrates the establishment of the metric system today in 1799. After all, it may be 212 years ago in Fahrenheit years, but in Celsius it's a centennial!

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At 1:30 AM, December 18, 2011 OpenID outerhoard had this to say...

The real (and internally inconsistent) fun starts when you take the idea of a Celsius year and plug it into Kepler's Third Law to find the Celsius distance from the sun. I had a go, but the numbers won't play fair.


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