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Published: 17 November 2011

440 Pages | 47 line illus.


ISBN: 9780195307863

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The BIPM and the Search for Ultimate Measurement Standards

Terry Quinn

  • The only history of the International Bureau of Weights and measures that recounts in detail the story of the institution from its origins in the 1860s up to the present day
  • Written by a former Director of the BIPM