Session N32: International Physics Programs and History of Physics

11:15 AM–1:25 PM, Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Room: 340

Sponsoring Units: FIP FHP
Chair: Gloria Lubkin, Physics Today Editor

Abstract ID: BAPS.2013.MAR.N32.5

Abstract: N32.00005 : Latest developments on documentary film ``The State of the Unit: The Kilogram''

12:59 PM–1:25 PM

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  Amy Young
    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Wesleyan University)

This presentation shows the recent developments in the documentary film project ``The State of the Unit.'' The film, to be completed Fall 2013, looks at historical and current efforts to define precisely the unit of mass.

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