1 Kg Will Weigh More From Friday Onwards, As Scientists Redefine The Unit After 129 Years

indiatimes.com reports:
You're about to get heavier, and it has nothing to do with how much you gorged on sweets during the festive season. That's because after years of keeping a standard, scientists are now thinking of updating the definition of the kilogram we use everyday. A computer-generated image of the International Prototype of the Kilogram - Wikimeda Commons The kilogram was defined back in 1889, with a block of platinum iridium kept securely in a vault in Paris.
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