#47: Absolute Temperature and the Future of Measurement

Continuing the discussion from last week, Kris explains how thermometers actually work, what absolute zero means, and how the definitions of temperature scales have changed in the past, and are once again being redefined.

Show Notes

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Gas Laws
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Resolution 3 of the 13th CGPM (1967/68)Resolution 10 of the 23rd CGPM (2007)

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