The Unit (was: One-upsmanship (was: Secret Mac))

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Fri Apr 19 07:23:23 2002

> > German(*), but rather because there is still no basic
> > or derivated SI unit starting with Z, so Z would give
> > a prety good symbol. There is already the Bq (Bequerel),
> > so Babbage wouldn't be so nicht - the same is true for
> > Calcula (C -> Celsius) and Ambit (A -> Ampere).

> Since when has 'Celsius' been an SI unit? And since when has the
> abreviation for it been 'C'? C _is_ used for an SI unit -- the Coulomh.

It is a derivated unit, as Coulomb, but you'r right, the
name is Degree Celsius (C), and youre right, C is Coulomb.

Gruss
H.

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