[ RadSafe ] Auer on Global Warming
Hans J Wiegert
hjwiegert at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 07:54:03 CST 2014
Guilty as charged! Thanks!
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On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Richard L. Hess <lists at richardhess.com>wrote:
> Isn't it just kelvin (K) and not "degrees Kelvin" now?
> Also, I learned a few decades ago that units derived from someone's name
> are lowercase when spelled out and only uppercase when abbreviated:
> volts V
> amperes A
> watts W
> decibels dB
> who has stickler friends who have lots of wet noodles and who once read
> the SI standard
> On 2014-01-26 9:34 PM, Hans J Wiegert wrote:
>> Just for "Bleeps and Giggles", there is no such thing as "Centigrade"! The
>> correct term is degrees "Celsius". Or in other units it's degrees
>> "Fahrenheit" or degrees "Kelvin" or degrees "Rankine" !
>> Sorry, but I am a stickler for this!
>> * Retirement is, when the only day you have to set your alarm clock is
>> Sunday - so you are not late for church!*
> Richard L. Hess email: richard at richardhess.com
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