Monday, May 23, 2005

The Standard Meter Bar

standard meter bar
standard meter bar,
originally uploaded by Nat Hansen.
This is the American standard meter bar. I didn't expect it to look like this--I thought it would look like a meter ruler (with centimeter marks, e.g.) but, you know, made of platinum.

Below is the picture of the similar looking French standard meter bar (together with a standard kilogram). Thanks to an anonymous commentator for the reference.


Jason Bridges said...

Nat, please bring the actual bar in for the next meeting. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

The french version is in