Measurement Standards: A Changing Landscape

Mankind has struggled to quantify the world around us throughout history.  Let’s trace how the units of measurement and tools have evolved to meet the challenges of the day.  We will provide an overview of the various standards in use today, as well as some major accomplishments and failures along the way, such as what Columbus had wrong, and why a Mars orbiter crashed. Explore the efforts to improve measurement standards and the need for improved precision.

Registration deadline: Oct. 23

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