Presentation on the Redefining the Kilogram

The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring a presentation, "Science by Committee? The New Kilogram," by Dr. Ted Hill.  The talk will survey the colorful process of defining the kilogram, the international politics behind it, and a new statistical principle that arose from studying alternative re-definitions. Dr. Hill is a Cal Poly Research Scholar in Residence. This presentation will be held on Wednesday, February 20, at 4:10pm in Room 285, Fisher Science (Bldg. 33). All Cal Poly faculty, staff, students, and members of the community are welcome.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information, contact Kate Kravets in the Office of Research and Economic Development at kkravets@calpoly.edu or (805) 756-5153, or visit the Research Scholars in Residence webpage.

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