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Definition of kilogram set to change 
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Scientists are set to change the way the kilogram is defined.

Currently, it is defined by the weight of a platinum-based ingot called "Le Grand K" which is locked away in a safe in Paris.

Researchers are expected to vote to get rid of it in favour of defining a kilogram in terms of an electric current.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46143399

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Saw a tweet that said this is all an EU plot to undermine the traditional British Pick N Mix :D

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Braunschweig have just finished their new kilogram reference object from silicon, which took 2 years to make.

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