The International System of Units – Fundamentally better.
Today the Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS) joins the International Metrology Community in celebrating World Metrology Day (WMD) 2019. WMD is celebrated every year on the 20th May which is the anniversary of the Metre Convention. The Metre Convention is an international agreement signed in 1875 by 17 countries, this agreement gave birth to the […]
Today, 20th May 2019, World Metrology Day Presentation was also conducted at Belize High School in Belize City.
The International System of Units (SI) is defined by the SI Brochure, which is published by the BIPM. https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf In a landmark decision, the BIPM’s Member States voted in November 2018 to revise the SI, changing the world’s definition of the kilogram, the ampere, the kelvin and the mole. This decision, made at the 26th […]