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Published articles about the
metric system, metrication,
and related standards

The page contains periodical (magazine and newspaper) articles about the metric system. Also included are shorter news items, editorials, and letters to the editor. In addition, an extensive Metric Bibliography of articles published since the mid 1940s has been compiled. A list of metric cartoons is also available on this Website.

Order of items in references below:

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Periodical and online articles by year:

YearNumber of articles
1995 and before
(online articles only)

Year 2015 periodical and online articles [7 items]:

  1. Farm Journal, 2015-late-spring, p.38, Phipps,J.; Overreaching for the stars. (One of several ideas to make lives better: The US should switch to the metric system.)
  2. Metrologia, v.52(?), 2015-?, p.40-47, Mohr,P.J.; Phillips.W.D.; Dimensionless units in the SI.
  3. Metrologia, v.52(2), 2015-Apr, p.?, Stock,M.; Barat,P.; Davis,R.S.; Picard,A.; Milton,M.J.T.; Calibration campaign against the international prototype of the kilogram in anticipation of the redefinition of the kilogram part 1: Comparison of the international prototype with its official copies.
  4. (Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley) Statesman Journal, 2015-Jan-29, 1p., Lippsmeyer.M.; letters to the editor: Oregon not ready for metric system. []
  5. Physics Today, v.68(2), 2015-Feb, p.8,10, Ross,C.; Readers' Forum: Thoughts on the proposed SI units
  6. (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot, 2015-Jan-05, 1p., Kibler,A.; Letters to the editor: A ton of measurement info[rmation]. []
  7. Westchester Magazine, 2015-?, p.?, Kahn,L.; Sound off (letters and comments from our readers): Metric measurements.

Year 2014 periodical and online articles [20 items]:

  1. (Allentown PA) Morning Call, 2014-Jun-27, 2p., Carpenter,P.; Metric system switch is long overdue, as illustrated in Trexlertown. [,0,5084274.column]
  2. (Allentown PA) Morning Call, 2014-Jul-02, 2p., Carpenter,P.; Metric conversion commentary brings lopsided reactions in favor of a switch. [,0,3294191.column]
  3. ASTM Standardization News, 2014-May/Jun, p.?, Enright,C.; EnRoute: Of SI and standards: Including units in standards. []
  4. (Boulder CO) Daily Camera, 2014-May-29, 1p., Bushnell,R.; letter: One unit of measurement would be better. []
  5. (Salt Lake City UT) Deseret News, 2014-Dec-10, 1p., Overson,W.; letter: Adopt metric system. []
  6. Engineering Minnesota, v.49(12), 2014-?, p.9, Transportation: Final days for the metric system?
  7. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2014-spring, p.2, A resolution to adopt and implement the metric system in the United States.
  8. (Canadian) National Post, 2014-Dec-27. 1p., Kay,J.; Full comment (book review): You will never look at a ruler, thermometer or measuring cup in quite the say way again. []
  9. (Canadian) National Post, ?(?), 2014-Dec-30, 4p., Hopper,T.; World: Why are we still using a 'second-rate' calendar system 'imposed by a pope over 400 years ago'? []
  10. New York Times, 2014-Aug-22, 2p., Marciano,J.B.; Sunday book review: Not giving an inch: Whatever happened to the metric system? []
  11. The Norwich (CT) Bulletin, 2014-Sep-21, 2p., Our view: Include metrics in highway exit re-numbering plan. []
  12. Physics Today, v.67(7), 2014-Jul, p.27-33, Speake,C.; Quinn,T.; The search for Newton's constant.
  13. Physics Today, v.67(7), 2014-Jul, p.35-41, Newell,D.B.; A more fundamental International System of Units.
  14. The (Sierra Vista AZ) Herald, 2014-Jan-18, 4p., Hooton,K.Dr.; Writing wrongs: Explaining the metric system and kibibytes and kibitzers. []
  15. The (Sierra Vista AZ) Herald, 2014-Oct-16, 1p., Hooton,K.Dr.; Writing wrongs: Letters and words on letters and words [metric system] [>]
  16. Sioux City (IA) Journal, 2014-?, 1p., Hayworth,B.; 150 (Siouxland) Icons: KPH signs in Union County (South Dakota) are rarely seen relics. []
  17. Sunnyside (WA) Daily Sun News, 2014-May-21, 2p., Gjovaag,L.; Thinking metrically. []
  18. Time, 2014-Dec-15, 1p., Marciano,J.B.; Ideas: Society: Why won't America go metric? []
  19. Washington Times, 2014-Oct-07, 1p., anonymous; Editorial: End of the road for the metric system :Arizona ditches the last highway sign marked in kilometers. []
  20. Weights and Measures Connection, v.5(6), 2014-Aug-27, p.3, Gentry,E.; Outreach: Introducing the League of SI Superheroes. []

Year 2013 periodical and online articles [14 items]:

  1. Augusta (GA) Chronicle, 2013-Apr-04, 2p., Jasper,K.; Metric system use on rise in the US. []
  2. Failure Magazine, 2013-Jan, Zasky,J.; 3p., For good measure. []
  3. Globe and Mail, 2013-Jun-18, 2p., Jackman,P.; Collected wisdom: Marking the mercury. (Fahrenheit scale) []
  4. Golf, 2013-Jul-28, 3p., Ritter,J.; Trips: Bears! Mountains! The metric system! A golf adventure in Whistler (BC, Canada) []
  5. International Journal of Science Education, 35(8), 2013-?, p.1277-1298, Delgado,C.; Cross-cultural study of understanding of scale and measurements: Does the everyday use of US customary units disadvantage US students? []
  6. Journal of Mathematics Education, v.6(1), 2013-Jun, p.1-16, Liu,F.; Alagic,M.; Changing preservice elementary teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning the metric system. []
  7. Kansas City (MO) Star, 2013-Jul-16, 2p., Unglesbee,B.; Old videos to tackle an old problem: Getting US to go metric. []
  8. Nashville (TN) Business Journal, 2013-Jan-25, 1+p, Scarlett,J.; Guest editorial: Opinion: The metrics of good business. []
  9. Pharmacy Times, 2013-Sep-12, 2p., Gaunt,M.J.; Error-prone units of measure and device markings. []
  10. Scientific American, 2013-Aug-20, 3p., Wogan,D.; You know that the rest of the world has figured out? The metric system. It's time the US got on board. []
  11. (Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley) Statesman Journal, 2013-Jul-13, 1p., Pearl,D.; Opinion: US must catch up on metric conversion. []
  12. Statesville (NC) Record and Landmark, 2013-Dec-21, 1p., Kverneland,K.; Letter: US must embrace metric system. []
  13. Tri-County (Michigan) Times, 2013-Oct-25, 1p., Childs,F.; If I were king: The Metric Conversion Act, 38 years later. []
  14. Wisconsin State Journal, 2013-May-08, 1p., Risop,W.; Past time for United States to adopt the metric system. []

Year 2012 periodical and online articles [14 items]:

  1. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012-Jul-02, 3p., Hill,T.P.; The kilogram cabal.
  2. [The] Daily Campus, 2012-Sep-06, 2p., Goncalves,S.; US should think logically and adopt the metric system. []
  3. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2012-Jan/Mar, p.51, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2012 October 11, Washington DC: World Standards Day.
  4. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2012-Apr/Sep, p.59, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2012 October 11, Washington DC: World Standards Day.
  5. IEEE Spectrum, 2012-May, 6p., Courtland,R.; Consumer electronics/standards: The kilogram, reinvented. []
  6. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, v.2(4), 2012-?, p.40-48, Craig,K.W.; No child left behind: Teaching the metric system in US schools. []
  7. Metrologia, v.49(?), 2012, p.487-491, Leonard,B.P.; Why the dalton should be redefined exactly in terms of the kilogram.
  8. New Scientist, 2012-Jul-05, 2p., Grant,B.; The Nutshell: Redefining the kilogram: Scientists has crafted two new definitions for the common unit of mass. The fight to pick the best one is getting nasty. []
  9. Science News, 2012-Oct-20, p.?, Brewer,J.R.; Feedback: Consider numbers. (kilometers per hour)
  10. South China (Hong Kong) Morning Post, 2012-Oct-15, 1p., 'Ambassadors' picked for promoting metric system. []
  11. Tri-Country (Michigan) Times, 2012-Aug-24, 1p., One gallon or two liters? []
  12. Vallejo (CA) Times Herald, 2012-Sep-17, 1p., Bak,E.; Catch up, US. []
  13. Wall Street Journal, 2012-Mar-09, 2p., Bialik,C.; Measuring metric's limits in the grocery isle. []
  14. Wall Street Journal, v.260(123), 2012-Nov-24, p.A1,A10, Scheck,J.; Cooking a pouncake in a metric oven is no easy task. []

Year 2011 periodical and online articles [29 items]:

  1. Assembly Magazine, 2011-May-02, 2p., Hoffman,J.; (Jacques) Hoffman on testing: Why are we still dragging our feet on metrics and English? []
  2. Chemistry International, v.33(5), 2011-Sep/Oct, 5p., Cunsullo,A.C.; Hill,T.P.; Miller,J.; Part-1: From the current "kilogram problem" to a proposed definition. []
  3. Chicago (IL) Tribune, 2011-Nov-20, 2p., Rosenthal,P.; Business columns: Will Congress be penny-wise and 454 grams-foolish? (Antoine,V.) [,0,6598320.column]
  4. Chronicle of Higher Education, 2011-Feb-08, 2p., Fendrich,L.; Brainstorm: Convert, then compete. []
  5. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2011-Jan/Mar, p.38, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2011 October 13, Washington.DC: World Standards Day.
  6. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2011-Jul/Sep, p.40, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2011 October 13, Washington DC: World Standards Day.
  7. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2011-Jul/Sep, p.43, Passings: John M. Tascher (US Metric Board, DoD metric coordinator)
  8. Detroit (MI) News, 2011-Oct-23, p.?, Printz,L.; Driving seems so much faster in kilometers. []
  9. [The] Dispatch (Columbus MS and the Golden Triangle), 2011-Nov-27, 2p., Hardy,R.; Measuring the measurements (World in Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement; Crease,R.) []
  10. [The] Economist, 2011-Oct-08, 1p., A history of measurement: From yardsticks to metre rule: A history of greater and greater accuracy. (World in Balance; Crease,R.) []
  11. Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2011-Mar-16, 2p., Kerr,M.; I'm immeasurably challenged by imperial and metric. []
  12. Los Angeles (CA) Times, 2011-Feb-02, p.?, Tangherlini,F.R.; letter: A metric Sputnik (2011-Jan-30) [,0,2596200,full.story]
  13. (Montana) Missoulian, 2011-Feb-04, 2p., Chaney,R.; St. Regis (lumber) mill fills growing demand for metric lumber order in China. []
  14. Metrologia, v.48(?), 2011-?, p.83-86, Hill,T.P.; Miller,J.; Censullo,A.C.; Towards a better definition of the kilogram. []
  15. (Mt. Pleasant MI) Morning Sun, 2011-Jun-20, 2p., Fisher,E.; How many yards in a mile? (metric system) []
  16. Nature, 2011-Nov-09, 2p., Merali,Z.; Time is running out for the leap second (UTC). []
  17. New Scientist, 2011-Dec-07, 1p., Miller,A.I.; Inches to metres: How the metric system was born (World in Balance; Crease,R.P.) []
  18. New York (NY) Times, 2011-Feb-08, 1p., Editorial: The kilogram to come. []
  19. New York (NY) Times, 2011-Feb-20, 1p., Kuehne,M.; Letter: Defining the kilogram. (2011-Feb-09) []
  20. North Denver (Colorado) Tribune, 2011-Aug-31, 1p., Bancroft,R.; High cost of manufacturing: Only in America: Sponsored by our measurement system. []
  21. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2011-Jun-20, 2p., Spears,T.; Ottawa researchers redefining 'kilogram'" Official metal weight was crafted in 1879, scientists now use physics 'constants'. []
  22. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Av.369, 2011-Sep-22, p.3907-3924, Mills,I.M.; Mohr,P.J.; Quinn,T.J., Taylor,B.N.; Williams,E.R.; Adapting the International System of Units to the twenty-first century.
  23. (San Fernando Valley CA) Daily News, 2011-Jan-27, Vogt,F.; Letters: Time to switch to metric system.
  24. Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, 2011-May-03, 1p., Gutierrez,S.; Getting there: Why aren't highway signs in kilometers, too? []
  25. Small Arms Review, v.14(6), 2011-Mar, p.84-87, Kontis,G.E.; Is it time to go metric for small arms?
  26. USA Today, 2011-Apr-19, 1p., Weise,E.; Scientists ask: Is the kilo losing weight? []
  27. Wall Street Journal, 2011-Oct-28, 2p., Snyder,L.J.; Bookshelf: The perfected yardstick. (World in the Balance; Crease,R.P.) []
  28. Wired Magazine, v.19(10), 2011-Oct, p.180-185,187,190, Keats,J.; Measure for measures:The search for a more perfect kilogram. []
  29. (Madison) Wisconsin State Journal, 2011-Nov-04, 1p., Henschel,M.; letter: Metric system slowly advancing in US. []

Year 2010 periodical and online articles [21 items]:

  1. Assembly Magazine, 2010-May-19, 2p., Weber,A.; US auto industry goes metric (wire standard). []
  2. Chemistry International, 2010-Nov/Dec, p.4-5, Rabinovich,D.; A philatelic tribute to the SI.
  3. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2010-Jan/Mar, p.42, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2010 September 23, Washington DC: 2010 World Standards Day.
  4. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2010-Apr/Jun, p.43, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2010 September 23, Washington DC: 2010 World Standards Day.
  5. Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, 2010-Jan-14, 1p., Rosendal,H.; Island commentary: US should convert to metric, sooner the better. []
  6. Lincoln (NE) Journal-Star, 2010-Jan-24, 1p., Packard,N.; Letters: Metric system works. []
  7. Los Angeles (CA) Times, 2010-Dec-25, p.A11, Kozlowski,L.; Can the US inch toward a new yardstick? (D. Hillger interview) [,0,7630812.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fnews+%28L.A.+Times+-+Top+News%29&utm_content=My+Yahoo]
  8. Los Angeles (CA) Times, 2010-Dec-31, p.?, Bass,H.; Nelson,J.; Making it a metric US. (2010-Dec-25)
  9. New Scientist, v.?(2784), 2010-Oct-31, 2p., George,A.; UK's chief measurer (Brian Bowsher): Units unite the world. []
  10. New York (NY) Times, 2010-Sep-14, 3p., Lacey,M.; Metric Interstate (highway) divides Arizonans []
  11. North Denver (Colorado) Tribune, 2010-Jun-18, 1p., Bancroft,R.; Home: Letters to the editor: Metrics, a cost saving way to measure. []
  12. Physics Today, v.63(8), 2010-Aug, p.68-69, Zimmerman,N.M.; Quantum electrical standards. (ampere and other electrical units)
  13. Portage County (WI) Gazette, 2010-Mar-12, p,?, Schuh,J.; editorial: US has shied away from the metric system.
  14. Portage County (WI) Gazette, 2010-Apr-02, p.5, Joy,M.; Trusten,P.; Letters to the editor: US has been moving to universal metric system; Public will welcome switch to metric system.
  15. Post-Journal (Jamestown NY), 2010-Apr-22, 1p., Plenkovich,D.; Letters to the editor: US should adopt metric system. []
  16. Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle, 2010-Jan-22, 1p., Ressel,H.; The metric system: Why is US so far behind? []
  17. Small Arms Defense Journal, 2010-winter, p.108-112, Kontis,G.; Is it time to go metric for small arms?
  18. (Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley) Statesman Journal, 2010-Oct-11, 1p., Pearl,D.; Opinion: Country could do better on the metric system. []
  19. USA Today, 2010-Jun-08, p.3A, El Nasser,H.; Nation: I-19 is in midst of metric muddle: Outcry greets plan to convert kilometer signs.
  20. USA Today, 2010-Jun-11, p.10A, Trusten,P.; Maynard,B.A.; Letters: US should switch to metric system; Don't look back.
  21. Van Nuys (Los Angeles CA) Daily News, 2010-Oct-09, 3p., Bartholomew,D.; Metric group (USMA) finds delight in decimals. (V. Antoine) []

Year 2009 periodical and online articles [21 items]:

  1. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 2009-Oct-02, 2p., Carpenter,P.; Inching our way to a metric system. [,0,2121034.column]
  2. American Philatelist, 2009-Dec, p.1-2, Max,S.;The dimensions of metric-sized postage stamps.
  3. Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle, 2009-Mar-16, 1p., Moore,G.; Metric is no way to measure. []
  4. Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle, 2009-Mar-23, 1p., Moore,G.; Is it time to meter our way toward the metric system? []
  5. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90(1), 2009-Jan, p.96, Reanalysis: Looking back at the Bulletin (volume 8(8)) of December 1927: Metric Standardization. (Metric Association convention)
  6. [The] Caravan, 2009-Sep-1/15, p.42-49, Bowers,M.; The Science Ticker: Why the world is losing weight: The world's most exact reference for a kilogramme is getting lighter, and no one knows exactly why. []
  7. Civil Engineering, v.79(1), 2009-Jan, p.8, Neill,H.R.; Letters: FHWA (Federal HighWay Administration) alters metrication rules. (see 2008-Sep)
  8. Civil Engineering, v.79(3), 2009-Mar, p.8, Steacy,R.E.; Letters: Metric clutters articles.
  9. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2009-Apr/Jun, p.64, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2009 October 7, Washington DC: US celebration of World Standards Day.
  10. Discover, v.30(3), 2009-Mar, p.28-29, Sobel,D.; Field notes: Within a secure, climate controlled vault in France, the perfect kilogram watches over every weight measurement the the world.
  11. Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram, 2009-Jun-21, 1p., Boyum,R.; No simple solutions here. (metric system and dollar coin) []
  12. Holyoke (CO) Enterprise, 2009-Oct-??, 3p., McClellan,S.; Letter to the editor: My youth, revisited (metric system). []
  13. Las Vegas (NV) Sun, 2009-Feb-28, 1p., Meehan,M.; Letter to the editor: Conversion to metric system would be wise. []
  14. NCTM News Bulletin, 2009-May/Jun, 1p., Kepner,H.S.,Jr.; President's Message: Measure for measure (metric system) (from 2009-Apr)
  15. New Scientist, 2009-Jun-22, 2p., Marks,P.; NASA (Nat. Aeron. Space Admin.) criticizes for sticking to imperial units []
  16. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, no.(465), 2009-Jan-13, p.1227-1229, Foster,M.P.; Disambiguating the SI notation would guarantee its correct parsing.
  17. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, no.(465), 2009-May-13, p.2313-2316, Mills,I.; Conventions for writing the values of quantities in the SI.
  18. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, no.(465), 2009-May-19, p.2317-2318, Foster,M.P.; Response to (Ian) Mills comments on the SI notation.
  19. San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, 2009-Mar-01, p.E6, Regan,G.; A bartender's plea for presidential metrics.
  20. Summerland (BC, Canada) Review, 2009-Jun-25, 2p., Arendt,J.; Inching towards full metric conversion. []
  21. Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard, 2009-Oct-09, 2p., Nojiri,M.; East Syracuse-Minoa (NY) teacher (Sally Mitchell) to relaunch effort to switch to metric system. []

Year 2008 periodical and online articles [32 items]:

  1. American Spirit, v.142(2), 2008-Mar/Apr, p.31-35, Hudgins,B.; Days of reckoning: A history of our calendar.
  2. Asheville (NC) Times-Citizen, 2008-Jul-28, 2p., King,C.; editorial: It's time for the US to join the rest of the world and go fully metric. []
  3. ASHRAE Journal, 2008-May, p.7; AHRI (Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute) policy to require SI.
  4. Baltimore (MD) Sun, 2008-Sep-07, 2p., Gilbert,J.; Humor: It's time we forget about feet and furlongs and go metric. [,0,4137053.story]
  5. Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Herald, 2008-Sep-17, 1p., Sarnat,H.B.; letter: Imperial conceit (metric system) []
  6. Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Herald, 2008-Sep-19, 1p., Dauphinee,I.; letter: Identity crisis (Imperial conceit, 2008-Sep-17) []
  7. Civil Engineering, v.78(4), 2008-Apr, p.9, Edwards,L.H.; Letters: Leveling metrication.
  8. Civil Engineering, v.78(8), 2008-Aug, p.9, Wiercinski,S.A.; Letters: Metrication matters.
  9. Civil Engineering, v.78(9), 2008-Sep, p.8, Misenheimer,L.L.; Letters: Thoughts on metrication.
  10. Civil Engineering, v.78(12), 2008-Dec, p.8, Russell,J.; Howorth,J.; Simpson,I.; Letters: Suggestions regarding metric units. (see 2008-Sep)
  11. The Current (University of St. Louis, student newspaper), 2008-Mar-03, 2p., Gillham,B.; US system of measurement sinking below other countries. []
  12. Daily Telegraph, 2008-Aug-16, 1p., Nikkhan,R.; Town (Sandbach, Cheshire) ditches imperial for metric signs. []
  13. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2008-Jul/Sep, p.39, Events: Upcoming events and information: World Standards Day (2008).
  14. Federal Register, v.73(96), 2008-May-16, p.28432-28433, Turner,J.M.; DoC, NIST: Interpretation of the International System of Units (the metric system of measurement) for the United States.
  15. Guardian (U.K.), 2008-Jul-26, 1p., Editorial: In praise of decimalization. []
  16. Kansas City (MO) Star, 2008-Mar-15, 1p., US Excerpts: Metric moment (fom The Current, University of Missouri, St. Louis) []
  17. La Crosse (WI) Tribune, 2008-Jul-12, 3p., Hubbuch,C.; What's that in metric? La Crescent (MN) man (Frank Van Lin) says US should make the switch. []
  18. Lincoln (NE) Journal-Star, 2008-Mar-31, 2p., Abourezk,K.; Norris (NE) teacher (Tom Price) pushes for conversion to metric. []
  19. London (England) Times, 2008-Jun-12, 2p., Noel Moore: A principal architect of the change to decimal currency. []
  20. Math Horizons, 2008-Sep, p.14-17,31, Schwartz,R,K.; The birth of the meter. []
  21. News Tribune (Tacoma WA), 2008-Jun-03, 1p., Brain,M.; How stuff works: How miles work. []
  22. The NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) Technician, v.7(1), 2008-Jan, p.6, Moore,P.O.; Feature: Metric measurement in the 21st Century. []
  23. The NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) Technician, v.7(3), 2008-Jul, p.10, Go metric: Crossword challenge: SI units. (USMA mentioned)
  24. Raleigh (NC) News and Observer, 2008-Jul-19, 1p., Switzer,B.; Letters: Metering water. (irrigation is a perfect situation for switching to metric units) []
  25. Road and Track, v.59(8), 2008-Apr, p.112, Simanaitis,D.; Tech Tidbits: mPa vs MPa
  26. Rochester (NY) Engineer, 2008-June, p.6-7,12, Ressel,H.; Rochester and the metric system. [Rochester_Engineer_2008-06-13.pdf]
  27. San Gabriel Valley (CA) Tribune, 2008-May-08, 2p., Wilson,L.; Larry Wilson: America and other metric holdouts. []
  28. Santa Barbara (CA) News-Press. 2008-Oct-10, 1p., Godar,R.; letter: ("on a scale of 1 to 10")
  29. Wall Street Journal, 2008-Jul-20, Tarento,J.; Take me to your liter.
  30. Washington (DC) Times, 2008-Sep-26, 2p., Hudson,A.; Metric system 'oops' cost House (of Representatives) $25,000. []
  31. Water Environment Laboratory Solutions, v.15(4), 2008-Aug/Sep, p.13, Spicer,S.; Defining a new kilogram. []
  32. Wired Magazine, 2008-May-08, 2p., Alfred,R.; May 8, 1790: Liberte! Egalite! Metrique! []

Year 2007 periodical and online articles [27 items]:

  1. Christian Science Monitor, 2007-Apr-26, p.?, Trusten,P.; Letters to the editor: Readers debate gun control and argue for decimalization: End foot vs. meter inefficiency. []
  2. Columbus (OH) Dispatch, 2007-Jan-17, p.?, Pound foolish: NASA finally plans to stick to the metric system on the moon. []
  3. Daily Advertiser (Lafayette LA), 2007-Dec-18, 1p., Read,R.D.; Commentary: Give Americans a kilometer, and we'll take a mile. []
  4. Daily Pilot (Newport Beach and Costa Mesa CA), v.?(?), 2007-Nov-24, 4p., Gray,J.P.; It's a gray area: Times a-changing, let's go metric! []
  5. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2007-Apr-03, p.1D, 7D, Landers,J.; Resisting metric system puts us kilometers behind.
  6. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2007-Apr/Jun, p.46, Events: Upcoming events and information: World Standards Day (2007) paper competition.
  7. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2007-Apr/Jun, p.47, Events: Upcoming events and information: 2007 October 18, Washington DC: US celebration of World Standards Day 2007.
  8. Denver (CO) Business Journal, 2007-May-04, 3p., LaPoint,N.; Knudson (Manufacturing Inc.) takes measure of metric system. []
  9. Exponent Online (Purdue University), 2007-Mar-06, 2p., Nolan,T.; Metric system remains too confusing to implement. []
  10. Georgia Tech Research Horizons, v.25(1), 2007-fall, p.39, Fox,R.; Hill,T.; Scientists propose a better definition for the kilogram. []
  11. Greensburg (PA) Tribune-Review, 2007-Feb-16, 3p., Kaufman,D.W.; Metric system taught for good measure. (NASA) []
  12. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v.12(5), 2007-Jan, p.228, Johnson,A.; Norris,K.; Math roots: The beginnings of the metric system.
  13. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v.13(3), 2007-Oct, p.172, Kroon,C.D.; Metric madness. (Metric Day)
  14. Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram, 2007-Jan-17, p.?, Editorial: Metric system rears its head one more time.
  15. Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram, 2007-Jan-21, p.?, Trusten,P.; Letter: Metric system designed to be used easily.
  16. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2007-winter, p.2, Jordan,D.; Metric education in the classroom: Statement to the National Panel on Mathematics.
  17. Physics Today, v.60(4), 2007-Apr, p.12, Wignall,J.W.G.; Letters: A microscopic definition of mass. (2006-Apr, p.32)
  18. Physics Today, v.60(7), 2007-Jul, p.52-55, Mohr,P.J.; Taylor,B.N.; Newell,D.B.; The fundamental physical constants.
  19. Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin, 2007-May-16, 1p., Ruzek,T.; Austin (MN) News: Austin (MN) Medical Center goes metric. []
  20. Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle, 2007-Feb-02, 1p., Kocz,R.; Letters to the editor: US kids learning at a disadvantage. (metric system) []
  21. Science, v.317(5845), 2007-Sep-21, p.1657, Random samples: Let England be England. (Metric Martyrs)
  22. Science News, v.171(?), 2007-Jun-16, p.383, Kruse,S.M.; letter: Not measuring up.
  23. [The] Spectator, 2007-Apr-26, 2p., Peterson,R.; Ask anything: (Why the heck doesn't the US use the metric system?) []
  24. Stabroek (Guyana) News, 2007-Jun-03, 2p., Cox,E.; Consumer concerns: Let us think metric. []
  25. Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard, 2007-May-22, 4p., Madsen,N.; Mitchell,S.; School club can really measure up []; Contests foster switch in system []; Sizable benefits in metrics []; Sally (Mitchell)'s metric facts. []
  26. Wired Magazine, v.15(9), 2007-Aug-21, 1p., Emrich,C.; Aussie researchers cut, grind, and polish the perfect kilogram. []
  27. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Bulletin, v.56(3), 2007-Jul, p.226, Fifty years ago (1975-Jul): Metric units in meteorology.

Year 2006 periodical and online articles [32 items]:

  1. American Venture, 2006-Oct-??, 2-p., Silvester,J.L.; Going international: We be metric. []
  2. Car and Travel (AAA New York), v.12(11), 2006-Dec, p.?, Roberts,R.B.; Letters: Off by a few millimeters. (mm vs. mil thickness)
  3. Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, 2006-Nov-27, 2-p., Wisniewski,M.; Dollar bill needs to go way of 8-track. (same mistake was made with the metric system) [,CST-EDT-REF27.article]
  4. Chicago (IL) Tribune, 2006-Oct-15, 2-p., Dembling,S.; Wandering mind: Losing the battle by inches. [,0,6507234.story?col]
  5. Chicago (IL) Tribune, 2006-Dec-03, 2-p., Payne,M.; Trusten,P.; Voice of the Traveler: Non-metric madness. (and) They keep trying. [,0,4349110.story?track=rss]
  6. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2006-Jul/Sep, p.38, Events: Upcoming meetings and conferences: World Standards Day (2006) paper competition.
  7. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2006-Jul/Sep, p.38, Events: Upcoming meetings and conferences: 2006 October 11, Washington DC: World Standards Day (2006).
  8. Discover, v.27(6), 2006-Jun, p.26-27, Maddox,B.; Blinded by science: Nightmare of divided loyalties: Fahrenheit has warm familiarity, and Celsius weight in with cool logic. We need something completely different.
  9. Discover, v.27(8), 2006-Aug, p.11, Mayhew,S.; Ellis,S.; letters: Divided we stand (pro and con). (2006-Jun)
  10. Engineer (U.K.), v.293(7707), 2006-Sep-4/17, p.20-21, Vliestra,M.; Letters: Metrication adds up.
  11. Everett (WA) Herald, 2006-Aug-24, 2-p., Kjeldsen,J.; Confusing nail system dates to ancient Rome. ("Most countries quite intelligently use the metric system to describe nail sizes.")
  12. Fine Homebuilding, 2006-Sep, p.104, Davis,D.; Why do Canadian carpenters still measure in feet and inches?
  13. Korea Times, 2006-Oct-22, 2-p., Jin-seo,C.; Use of traditional measuring units to be fined. []
  14. Korea Times, 2006-Oct-29, 2-p., Jin-seo,C.; Measuring unit switch baffles businesses. []
  15. Manitowoc (WI) Herald-Times Reporter, 2006-Sep-01, 2-p., Mathews,C.; Grants to help local manufacturer compete globally: Federal-Mogul workers will gain new (basic metric) skills through LTC (Lakeshore Technical College). []
  16. Metrologia, v.43(?), 2006-Apr, p.227-246, Mills,I.M.; others; Redefinition of the kilogram, ampere, kelvin and mole: A proposed approach to implementing CIPM recommendation 1 (CI-2005).
  17. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, 2006-Sep, p.?, Don't look now, but here comes the metric system: (2006) October 08/14 is National Metric Week.
  18. Physics Today, v.59(4), 2006-Apr, p.32-33, Feder,T.; To redefine the kilogarm, experiments must weigh in.
  19. QST (amateur/ham radio), v.90(3), 2006-Mar, p.25, Cincotta,R.; Correspondence: Let's metricate.
  20. QST (amateur/ham radio), v.90(4), 2006-May, p.24-25, Lenihan,J.; Richardson,R.L.; Correspondence: The metric system. (2006-Mar, p.25)
  21. Quality, 2006-Sep-01, 2-p., Sloma-Williams,T.; From the publisher: "Metrics' on long-ago promise. []
  22. Quality, 2006-Dec-14, 2-p., Cox,H.; Other dimensions: Much ado about metric. (2006-Sep-01) []
  23. (The) Roanoke (VA) Times, 2006-Aug-01, 2-p., Rusk,R.W.; opinion-editorial: Patriots choose the metric system. []
  24. Saint Joseph (MO) News-Press, v.162(45), 2006-Jun-??, p.A1,A5, Newton,K.; Giving up the 'flunk scale': Man promotes metrics. (Anderson,C.)
  25. San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, 2006-Feb-05, p.?, Hudnall,J.S.; Letters to the editor: It all adds up to the metric system. []
  26. San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, 2006-Feb-08, p.?, Kendrick,R.A.; Letters to the editor: 3 meters and a cloud. (2006-Feb-05) []
  27. Science News, v.169(16), 2006-Apr-22, 6-p., Cowen,R.; To leap or not to leap: Scientists debate a timely issue. []
  28. Scientific American, v.295(6), 2006-Dec, p.102-109, Robinson,I.; Weighty matters. (replacement for international prototype kilogram)
  29. Seattle (WA) Times, 2006-Nov-18, 1-p., Holdren,L.; Letters to the editor: World's best number. (switch to the metric system) []
  30. Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, 2006-May-21, 3-p., Kidd,K.; Canada's impetrical system.
  31. Wall Street Journal, 2006-Mar-30, 3-p., Bialik,C.; When a billion isn't a billion. []
  32. Washington (DC) Post, 2006-Feb-09, 2-p., Hacker,J.S.; In Olympics, a golden opportunity (to learn the metric system of measurement). []

Year 2005 periodical and online articles [35 items]:

  1. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 2005-Mar-07, p.B1, White,B.; It's time to liter train America. (Woodall,E.)
  2. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 2005-May-23, p.B1, White,B.; Pro-metric column drew mixed response. (Trusten,P.; Naughtin,P.)
  3. American Physical Society (APS) News, 2005-Aug/Sep, p.4, Tangherlini,F.R.; Metric system: political football?
  4. Boston (MA) Globe, 2005-May-02, 3-p., Feeney,M.; Inching along: Thirty years later, we're still taking measure the old English way. []
  5. Buffalo News, 2005-May-08, p.I6, Rising,G.; Nature watch: Boiling, freezing and the Fahrenheit thermometer.
  6. Caribbean Net News (online publication), 2005-Mar-17, 1-p., St. Lucia moving to metric system. []
  7. Charleston (SC) Post and Courier, 2005-Aug-29, p.1B, Petersen,B.; The pound takes a pounding: Is metric really the future for US? Some predict so. (Frysinger,J.)
  8. Cheboygan (MI) Daily Tribune, 2005-Mar-24, 2-p., Callander,B.D.; Opinion: I'll take pills by the gram, but give me milk in quarts.
  9. Control Engineering, 2005-Jan-01, p.?, Elwell,J.; Soapbox: Metricate your company. []
  10. (The) Day (New London CT), 2005-Oct-19, 2-p., Choiniere,P.; Adopting weighty subject may prove to be tall order. (Maynard,B.)
  11. DC-AMS (American Meteorological Society) Newsletter, v.17(4), 2005-Dec/2006-Jan, p.1, 5, Doore,G.S.; A member speaks up: No more inches of rainfall!
  12. Design News, 2005-Apr-04, 2-p., Lipsett,R.; Rant: It's time to go metric: The big obstacle: Resistance to change. []
  13. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.254(10), 2005-Mar-14, p.12-13, Cho,A.; Long,J.T.; Illia,T.; News: Measurements: On any scale, metric conversion is a flop; California joins other states in rejecting metric conversion and a federal mandate.
  14. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.254(10), 2005-Mar-14, p.56, Editorial: The industry is ignoring reality in its millimeter retreat.
  15. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.254(11), 2005-Mar-21, p.5, Jackson,J.E.; Letters: Forget about metric. (2005-Mar-14, p.56)
  16. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.254(23), 2005-Jun-13, p.5, Siefert,V.A.; Letters: Toward the inevitable. (2005-Mar-14, p.56)
  17. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.254(24), 2005-Jun-20, p.5, Brenner,W.; Letters: More on metric. (2005-Mar-14, p.12)
  18. Fort Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette, 2005-Apr-18, 2-p., Voland,G.; Mistaken measuring can add up to disaster. []
  19. Glass Age, v.48(5), 2005-May, p.14, Glass Age revisited: Cheers to prosperity under metrication. (1965-May)
  20. (The) Harvard Crimson, 2005-Oct-26, 1-p., Drummond,C.R.,Jr.; Celsius 488: Metric is elegant (think: the French). []
  21. Huntsville (AL) Times, 2005-Jun-24, 2-p., Spires,S.G.; Amid rockets, moon shots, he advocated metric: Ernst Lange was member of von Braun's space team. []
  22. Jamaica Observer, 2005-Mar-23, 2-p., News: St. Lucia begins drive to implement metric system to catch up with region. []
  23. Kansas City (MO) Star, 2005-May-24, 4-p., Eveld,E.M.; Follow the liter. []
  24. Metrologia. v.42(?), 2005-Feb, p.71-80, Mills,I.M.; et al; Redefinition of the kilogram: A decision whose time has come.
  25. Pasadena (CA) Star-News, 2005-Aug-20/21, 2-p., Wilson,L.; Follow me in metric measure. [,1413,206~22097~3019942,00.html#]
  26. Saint Petersburg (FL) Times, 2005-Jan-02, 1-p., Puckett,D.; The annoying metric system.
  27. Shreveport (LA) Times, 2005-Aug-06, 1-p., Greening,T.; It's time to reconsider our snub of the metric system.
  28. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2005-fall, p.4, Jordan,D.; Going metric is easy and it's seeping into the US language.
  29. Southeast Missourian, 2005-Oct-12, 2-p., Meyer,A.; St. Vincent (de Paul School, Cape Girardeau) students inch toward using metric system. []
  30. (The) State (Columbia SC), 2005-Aug-09, 1-p., Eveld,E.M.; Brigde the metric and inch-pound systems. []
  31. Technology Review, 2005-May, 2-p., Tenner,E.; The trouble with the meter. []
  32. Times Colonist (Victoria BC), 2005-May-20, 2-p., Fletcher,G.; Figuring horsepower a confusing process.
  33. Toledo (OH) Blade, 2005-Oct-12, 3-p., Smith,R.E.; Waits and measures: 30 years after the US agreed to go metric, some embrace the change while others refuse to budge. []
  34. Washington (DC) Times, 2005-Dec-07, p.?, Doore,G.S.; Letter: Common-sense measurements (SI)
  35. Windsor (CO) Tribune, 2005-May-18, 2-p., Fasano,T.M.; Mountain View (and Skyview elementary school) students enjoy metric carnival. []

Year 2004 periodical and online articles [46 items]:

  1. Arizona Daily Star, 2004-Jan-19, p.?, Canizo,S.; Tucson Region: Road Runner: Some I-19 metric signs going. []
  2. Barbados Advocate (online publication), 2004-May-13, 2-p., Murrell,T.; Business Monday: Tit-for-tat measures (metric labeling as barrier to trade). []
  3. BBC News (online), 2004-Sep-01, 5-p., Summers,C.; Will we ever go completely metric?
  4. Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Sun, 2004-Mar-25, 2-p., Platt,M.; Metric mess.
  5. Chicago (IL) Tribune, 2004-Feb-03, 1-p., Pearson,R.; McRoberts,F.; Liter of the pack. (Presidential candidate Howard Dean endorsed the metric system)
  6. Chicago (IL) Tribune, 2004-Mar-25, 2-p., Johnson,D.P.; The great divide over units of measure: Why haven't we embraced the metric system?
  7. China Post (Taiwan, Republic of China), 2004-Jun-03, 1-p., BSMI (Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection) to change names of metric measures to streamline its system.
  8. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2004-Jan/Mar, p.58-59, People: DSPO staff farewells: John Tascher (DoD metric coordinator)
  9. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2004-Apr/Jun, p.79, Events: Upcoming events and information: US celebration of World Standards Day 2004.
  10. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2004-Jul/Sep, p.49, Events: Upcoming events and information: US celebration of World Standards Day 2004.
  11. Denver (CO) Post, 2004-Mar-18, p.?, Wardell,J.; Briton (Steve Thoburn) became worldwide symbol of defiance on the metric system.
  12. Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Journal, 2004-Jan-16, p.C3, Bonikowsky,L.N.; Life: Dateline Historical: Metric system wonderfully logical, but violates ancient philosophers rule: Dislike of metrication rooted in desire to relate things to human scale.
  13. Irish Examiner, 2004-Feb-06, 2-p., McGee,H.; Changeover will bring in 18 mph speed limit.
  14. (Freeport IL) Journal-Standard, 2004-Jan-25, 2-p., Quiroz,K.; Daily features: Kathy (Quiroz)'s thoughts from A to Z: K is for kilometer. []
  15. (Lakeland, Florida) Ledger, 2004-Nov-08, 2-p., Pleasant,M.; Students play, learn in Sleepy Hill's Metric Olympics. []
  16. Machine Design, v.76(?), 2004-Oct-21, p.?, Bailey,B.; Name that thread: Four basic steps identify threads on industrial hydraulic fittings.
  17. Machine Design, v.76(?), 2004-Nov-04, p.?, Elwell,J.; Start metricating your company now.
  18. Manitowoc (WI) Herald-Times Reporter, 2004-Feb-28, 2-p., Weaver,A.; Error on package was no liter mistake: Firm sends treats to sharp-eyed pupil. []
  19. Manitowoc (WI) Herald-Times Reporter, 2004-Apr-12, 2-p., Non-credit workshops are available: Area residents may register for courses. (Simply Metric) []
  20. Marco Island (FL) Sun Times, 2004-Sep-02, 2-p., Brasier,L.A.; Charter school hosts (Metric) Olympic Games.
  21. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v.9(9), 2004-May, p.514-519, Thompson,T.D.; Preston,R.V.; Measurement in the middle grades: Insights from NAEP (National Assessment Educational Progress) and TIMSS (Trends in Mathematics and Science Study).
  22. Modern Machine Shop, v.76(12), 2004-May, p.12, Koepfer,G.C.; Etcetera: Where is metrification, er, metrication?
  23., 2004-Jun-11, 3-p., Lawsky,D.; In pursuit of the perfect kilogram: EU (Eur.Union) lab tests chocolate, toast and now, molecules. []
  24. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2004-spring, p.3, Elfner,L.; Thomas C. Mendenhall: Metric system pioneer.
  25. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2004-spring, p.3, Antoine,V.; Metric system pioneer (Thomas C. Mendenhall).
  26. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2004-spring, p.8, Metric skills needed in the workplace: Skills lacking for modern workplace: Article appeared in the Charlotte Observer.
  27. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2004-fall, p.5, Academy News: Nebraska Academy of Science metric awards.
  28. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, 2004-Sep, p.8, Celebrate (National) Metric Week. (USMA Website)
  29. Newsday, 2004-Apr-??, 4-p., Nelson,E.; Our Future: Why metrics didn't measure up: Predictions from the past that haven't come true, yet.
  30. (The) Onion, v.40(43), 2004-Oct-27, 2-p., Kincaid,T.; Converting to the metric system starts with the individual. []
  31. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2004-Jan-19, p.?, Neilson-Bronikowsky,L.; Deja view: By historica: Measuring up to the mysteries of Canada's metric system.
  32. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2004-Jan-??, p.?, Schwebke,P.; Letter: Metric system reflects nature. (reply to 2004-Jan-19)
  33. Physics Teacher, v.42(1), 2004-Jan, p.14-15, Clay,K.; The pendulum, gravity, and that number "9.8".
  34. Physics Today, v.57(8,pt.2), 2004-Aug,pt.2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice: Internationally recognized conventions have been established for standard usage of SI units.
  35. (The) Register (UK), 2004-Jan-29, 3-p., Haines,L.; 406 mph Peugeot pushes back envelope of credulity. (653 km/h, not kmph; USMA Website) []
  36. Science, v.304(?), 2004-May-07, p.812-813, Walker,G.; News focus: A most unbeatable weight (kilogram standard)
  37. Science, v.306(5700), 2004-Nov-19, p.1307, Osborne,I.; Clery,D.; Fundamentals of measurement: Introduction: Higher standards.
  38. Science, v.306(5700), 2004-Nov-19, p.1308-1309, Watson,A.; Fundamentals of measurement: Measurement and the single particle. (kilogram standard)
  39. Science, v.306(5700), 2004-Nov-19, p.1314-1317, Ashworth,W.J.; Fundamentals of measurement: Viewpoint: Metrology and the state: Science, revenue, and commerce.
  40. Science, v.306(5700), 2004-Nov-19, p.1324-1330, Flowers,J.; Fundamentals of measurement: The route to atomic and quantum standards. (an SI system free from artifact standards)
  41. Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, 2004-May-31, 1-p., Rubinstein,M.; Metric mayhem: Matt Rubenstein refuses to be swayed by this obsession with conversion.
  42. Syracuse (New York) Post-Standard, 2004-Mar-08, 3-p., Huynh,N.; Vanilla chemist isn't bland: ES-M (East Syracuse-Minoa High School)'s (Sally) Mitchell honored for her teaching and cooking. (metric system promotion) []
  43. Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, 2004-Feb-15, p.?, Hall,J.; It's still all metric to us: thirty years after Canada's conversion confusion began, we still haven't fully embraced the system with speeds posted in kilometers. []
  44. Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, 2004-Jun-05, 3-p., Sellar,D.; A problem bigger than we are? []
  45. Trinidad Express (Tinidad and Tobago) (online publication), 2004-Jun-02, 1-p., Metric Bill passed despite opposition concerns. []
  46. Windsor (CO) Beacon, 2004-Oct-21, 2-p., Anthony,B.; (Dr. Don) Hillger doing metric best to change US measurements. []

Year 2003 periodical and online articles [73 items]:

  1. Adhesives and Sealants Industry, v.10(5), 2003-Jun, p.12, Industry news: American National Standard for metric system use now available from ASTM.
  2. Advances in Manufacturing Technology, v.17, 2003, p.317-322, Knowles,M.T.; Webb,D.C.; Thynne,F.; The economic effects of the abandonment of industrial metrication in the UK (part-2/2)
  3. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 2003-May-20, p.B1, Carpenter,P.; America, Liberia have the same level of modernization.
  4. American Heritage of Invention and Technology, v.18(4), 2003-spring, p.11, Martin,C.; Why the (Spanish) Armada accomplished nada: Philip II wanted to give England a single ruler, but he should have done that for his ships. (British Archeology, 2002-Apr)
  5. American Journal of Cardiology, v.91(7), 2003-Apr-01, p.922-923, Roberts,W.C.; From the editor: Measuring the meter and using the metric system. (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  6. Associated Press State and Local Wire, 2003-Feb-12, p.?, (Kansas) State (DoT) dropping use of metrics in highway projects.
  7. Astronomy, v.31(1), 2003-Jan, p.95, Throop,H.; Books: The Measure of All Things. (Alder,K.)
  8. Belfast (Ireland) Telegraph, 2003-Dec-02, 2-p., Hogan,T.; Speedo dilemma in metric car plan: Switch to kilometres in south raises safety fears. []
  9. Boston (MA) Globe, 2003-Nov-14, p.?, McAvoy,A.; (Japan complains that the US failure to adopt the metric system has hindered international business.)
  10. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v.84(5), 2003-May, p.660-661, Henson,R.; Essay: Another book about the weather? The pros and cons of a crowded shelf (imperative to include metric units)
  11. Cairns (Australia) Post/Cairns Sun, 2003-Jul-10, p.60, Ortlieb,J.; Bookies take on new-age betting. (metric system prices from Imperial fraction system)
  12. Chattanooga (TN) Times Free Press, 2003-Sep-09, p.A1, Galletta,J.; Slow conversion: Nation inches toward use of metric system.
  13. Chip Scale Review, 2003-Jul, p.?, Thompson,T.E.; Trendlines: Talking about a silly little millimeter.
  14. Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer, 2003-Feb-12, 1p., Goodman,R.; Ohio moments: State has miles to go in converting to metric. []
  15. Concrete Products, 2003-Mar-01, p.3, ASTM releases American National Standard for metric system use. (SI-10-2002) []
  16. Daily Cardinal (University of Wisconsin), 2003-Mar-25, p.?, Zazinski,P.; Book review: 'Measure' can't go distance. (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  17. Daily Star (United Kingdom), 2003-Jun-21, p.22, GullIver,?.; Letters: (isn't it time that the metric system was brought in to common use)
  18. Daily Telegraph (London), 2003-Nov-03, 2-p., Hastings,C.; Tobin,L.; Even in Rome, BBC (British Broadcasting Corp.) turns its back on the Imperial (units).
  19. Dallas (TX) Business Journal, 2003-Jun-30, 2-p., Lipper,D.; In depth: Construction and design: Trade provides impetus for metric switch. (Sacramento (CA) Business Journal)
  20. Denver (CO) Business Journal, 2003-Jul-21, 2-p., Moore,P.; Colorado companies unfazed by demands of metric system.
  21. Fort McMurray (Alberta, Canada) Today, 2003-Apr-24, p.C4, By Today News Service: Converting mpg to l/100 km.
  22. Globalist (online publication), 2003-Jun-26, 5-p., The metric way to sweeten up America. []
  23. Guardian Unlimited (online publication), 2003-Jun-26, 4-p., Adam,D.; What time is it? Well, no one knows for sure: As the Earth spins slower, methods of telling time diverge. Experts warn this could end in disaster. [,3604,985020,00.html]
  24. Hemispheres (United Airlines), 2003-Feb, cover, p.10, Moore,M.; On the cover: (centimeter tapes woven into art by Mimmo Iacopino) []
  25. (The) Historian, v.65(4), 2003-summer, p.931-978, Reisenauer,E.M.; The battle of the standards: Great Pyramid Metrology and British identity, 1859-1890.
  26. Houston (TX) Chronicle, 2003-Oct-07, 4-p., Berger,E.; Where metric counts: Students taught system that many Americans shun.
  27. Huntsville (AL) Times, 2003-?, p.A15,A24, Clines,K.; Work on Maysville road interchange continuing in spite of traffic. (plans in metric dimensions)
  28. Irish Times, 2003-Oct-07, 1-p., Newman,C.; Change to kilometres on roads will be like 'mini-euro'.
  29. ISO Bulletin, 2003-Nov, p.20-22, Thor,A.J.; Navigation with metric units. (gon, centigon)
  30. Journal of Chemical Education, v.80(1), 2003-Jan, p.16-21, Freeman,R.D.; Chemical education today: Commentary: SI for chemists: Persistent problems, solid solutions.
  31. Kirkus Reviews, 2003-Feb-01, p.?, Children's book: Millions to Measure. (Schwartz,D.M.; Kellogg,S.)
  32. (Lewistown PA) Sentinel, 2003-May-29, p.?, Lewis,R.; In for a penny, in for a kilogram. (shrinking kilogram)
  33. Macon (GA) Telegraph, 2003-Oct-03, p.?, Black,S.; This is viewpoints for Friday: Metric system holdup.
  34. Mechanical Engineering, v.125(3), 2003-Mar, p.8, Zotter,M.; Letters: Metric ticket.
  35. Metrologia, v.40(?), 2003-?, p.271-287, Becker,P.; et al; Determination of the Avogadro constant via the silicon route.
  36. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2003-Jan, p.7, McCracken,J.; NIST Laws and Metric Group: 2003 metric status update.
  37. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2003-spring, p.7, Young,L.; The end game: It is time to teach the metric system exclusively?
  38. Nature, 2003-Sep-22, ?p., Baker,J.; Science Update: Chemists' constant hangs in the balance: New silicon tally may change Avogadro's number.
  39. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, 2003-Sep, p.6, Coming in (2003) October (06-10): National Metric Week. (USMA Website, Metric Today)
  40. New York Times, 2003-May-27, p.?, Pohl,O.; Science: Scientists struggling to make the kilogram right again.
  41. Newsday, 2003-Sep-30, 1-p., Douma,A.Dr.; When precise measures add up to confusion. (American system is more confusing)
  42. Newton Kansan, 2003-Jul-?, 3-p., Morton,M.; Some measures don't add up.
  43. OI (Operator Interface) Outlook, v.3(1), 2003-spring, p.3, Metric is coming! Are you getting left behind? (USMA, Website)
  44. OI (Operator Interface) Outlook, v.3(1), 2003-spring, p.5, Free metric rulers!
  45. Oregon Daily Emerald (University of Oregon), 2003-Oct-24, 2-p., Willse,T.; Measurement schizophrenia creates havoc. (NASA) []
  46. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2003-Jul-03, p.A15, Evans,P.A.; News: Inconsistent use of metric and Imperial scales is frustrating.
  47. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2003-Jul-11, p.A13, Paquin,L.-R.; News: This willing convert needs help. (2003-Jul-03)
  48. Physics Today, v.56(8,pt.2), 2003-Aug,pt.2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice: Internationally recognized conventions have been established for standard usage of SI units.
  49. Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, 2003-Sep-22, p.A6, Science, Technology, and Medicine: Think your job is bad? (NIST has two people working to convert the American public to the metric system)
  50. Popular Photography, v.67(10), 2003-Oct, p.48, 50, Keppler,H.; Single Lens Reflex: Defeated by the foot and other annoyances.
  51. Popular Science, v.263(4), 2003-Oct, p.74, Weed,W,S.; Worst science jobs: Metric system advocate.
  52. Portland (OR) Oregonian, 2003-Mar-06, p.C02, Colby,R.; Project surprises water engineers in Beaverton; The city has to play catch-up when it's discovered a state highway project will doom one of its water mains. (state metric system usage)
  53. Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, 2003-Jul-05, p.A1, Hostetler,A.J.; NASA hasn't gone metric: Little progress made to correct mix-up that led to loss of (Mars) Rover.
  54. Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, 2003-Oct-30, p.?, Hostetler,A.J.; Health and Science: NASA again delays metric commitment: Columbia disaster investigation leads to request for extension.
  55. Rock Products, 2003-Mar-01, p.3, Brochures, videos, and Web resources: Metric use booklet. (SI-10-2002)
  56. Rutland (VT) Herald, 2003-Oct-03, p.?, Bowdin,M.; (Leland and Gray Union High School, Townshend VT, held a round of "Arthropod Olympics" combining the metric system and insect biology.)
  57. Sacramento (CA) Business Journal, 2003-Feb-21, p.?, Lipper,D.; Impetus for metric switch moves to European trade. []
  58. San Antonio (TX) Express-News, 2003-Mar-15, p.6H, Bragg,R.; Industry: The meter isn't running; America still resists the change to the metric system.
  59. San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, 2003-May-02, p.A30, Martin,B.; The weather: Weather Q&A: Why isn't Celsius used at all in your forecasts?
  60. School Library Journal Reviews, 2003-Mar-01, p.224, MacMillan,K.K.; The book review: (How Much is a Million; If You Made a Million; Schwartz,D.M.)
  61. Seattle (WA) Times, 2003-Nov-02, p.?, Hay,D.; Ask the Expert: Dear Readers: (close encounters with the metric system: Celsius thermometers and tape measures) []
  62. Seattle (WA) Times, 2003-Dec-07, 3-p., Hay,D.; Ask the Expert: Avid metric lovers weigh in, carefully measuring their words. []
  63. Seattle (WA) Times, 2003-Dec-21, 3-p., Hay,D.; Ask the Expert: Surrey BC Home Depot measures up to our way of thinking. []
  64. Seattle (WA) Times, 2003-Dec-28, 2-p., Hay,D.; Ask the Expert: A smuggler of Canadian (metric) thrones is flush with success of his experiment. []
  65. Space Daily, 2003-Aug-21, 8-p., Turner,M.; Faster, cheaper, and more; metric? []
  66. Sunday Business Post (Ireland), 2003-Jan-12, p.?, Miles to go before we go metric. (Irish metric speed limits, now 2004 deadline) []
  67. Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, 2003-Jun-21, p.?, Stephens,T.; Why we've all been on short measures for 200 years (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.) []
  68. Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard, 2003-Oct-30, p.17, McKeever,J.; Neighbors East: Going metric; East Syracuse (NY) High School hosts Mole Day 2003.
  69. Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal, 2003-Feb-16, 2-p., Turning aside the metric tide. (Kansas DoT)
  70. Wales on Sunday, 2003-Jun-29, p.38, GullIver,?.; Letters: (isn't it time that the metric system was brought in to common use)
  71. Weatherwise, v.56(3), 2003-May/Jun, p.36-37, Henson,R.; Weather talk: A matter of degrees. Will metric weather ever conquer the United States? (Fahrenheit temperature; Hillger,D.; USMA Website)
  72. Whatley Review Archives, v.1(11), 2003-Jul-29, 2-p., Metric system to blame for increased food portions. (satire)
  73. Wilmington (NC) Star News, 2003-Nov-05, p.4, Brunswick County Neighbors: 7th-graders measuring their success; South Brunswick program brings arts, math together.

Year 2002 periodical and online articles [56 items]:

  1. Advances in Manufacturing Technology, v.16, 2002, p.53-56, Knowles,M.; Webb,D.; The economic effects of the abandonment of industrial metrication in the UK. (part-1/2)
  2. American Heritage of Invention and Technology, v.18(2), 2002-fall, p.38-44, Alder,K.; The mis-measure of all things: The over-ambitious project and desperate cover-up that gave us (or at least the rest of the world) the meter.
  3. Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, 2002-May-26, p.comics;1-p., Harris,J.; Shortcuts: Getting to the point of the metric system.
  4. Baltimore (MD) Sun, 2002-Dec-30, p.?, The fate of a measure is weighted. (kilogram standard) [,0,5680083.story?coll=bal%2Dpe%2Dasection]
  5. Barron's, 2002-Nov-25, p.35, Donlan,T.G.; Editorial commentary: Measure for measure: It's time for the United States to join the world in using the metric system.
  6. Barron's, 2002-Dec-09, p.?, Sorenson,C.; Brautigam,M.G.; Mailbag: Measuring up to metric (2002-Nov-25).
  7. Civil Engineering, v.72(5), 2002-May, p.9, Branecki,I.L.; Letters: Objection to metric conversions.
  8. Civil Engineering, v.72(11), 2002-Nov/Dec, p.288, Looking back: Change to metric system advocated. (1945-Feb, p.113)
  9. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2002-Nov-23, p.?, Witze,A.; Original kilogram losing mass, status, scientists say.
  10. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2002-Jul, p.36, Events: World Standards Day (2002) paper competition.
  11. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2002-Nov/2003-Feb, p.29, National Metric Week and the US Metric Association (USMA).
  12. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2002-Nov/2003-Feb, p.30-32, Events: World Standards Day 2002.
  13. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2002-winter, p.6, Tascher,J.; John Tascher (US Metric Board).
  14. Discover, v.23(11), 2002-Nov, p.77, Foley,M.; Measured Deception: The metric system is the precise embodiment of human error. (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  15. Electronic Engineering Times, v.?, 2002-Jan-07, p.80, Product week: Components: Hard-metric connnectors roll for Compact PCI applications.
  16. Electronic Engineering Times, v.?, 2002-Jan-21, p.78, Product week: Components: AVX 2-mm connectors seek backplanes.
  17. Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002-Oct-26, p.D3; Winchester,S.; Science: How the metric system got off on the wrong foot. (book review: The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  18. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, v.38(4), 2002-Jul/Aug, p.974-980, Daly,J.M.; Changes in the 2002 National Electrical Code (NEC) (SI units as the primary units with inch-pound units secondary).
  19. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Technology, v.50(3), 2002-Mar, p.1021-1027, Young,L.; Electromagnetic units and equations.
  20. Insight on the News, v.18(15), 2002-Apr-29, p.34, Elvin,J.; News in brief: New York State won't give an inch in metric battle.
  21. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, v.102(4), 2002-Apr, p.466-467, Shattuck.D.; For your information: SI units revisited.
  22. Journal of Chemical Education, v.79(10), 2002-Oct, p.1235-1236, Mittschele,J.; An interactive graphical approach to temperature conversions.
  23. Kirkus Reviews, 2002-Jul-01, p.?, Review: (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  24. Learning and Leading with Technology, v.29(5), 2002-Feb, p.28-31, 53, Albrecht,B.; Davis,P.; A penny for your thoughts. (metric system)
  25. Learning and Leading with Technology, v.29(8), 2002-May, p.42-45, Albrecht,B.; Davis,P.; Area, mass, and volume. Oh my!
  26. London Times, 2002-Mar-13, p.?, Keenan,C.; Letters to the editor: Metrication and the law. (2002-Mar-06, 2002-Feb-28)
  27. Metrologia, v.39(1), 2002-no.1, p.105-109, Emerson,W.H.; Letter to the editor: A reply to "Definitions of the units radian, neper, bel and decibel." []
  28. Metrologia, v.39(1), 2002-no.1, p.115-119, Quinn,T.J.; News from the BIPM. (Recommendation 1 (CI-2001): The neper and the bel) []
  29. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2002-Apr, p.5, Antoine,V.; Free metric books available from USMA.
  30. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2002-summer/fall, p.3, Antoine,V.; Free metric books available from USMA.
  31. National Geographic, v.201(1), 2002-Jan, p.32-47, Reid,T.R.; The new Europe. (Steve Thorburn, Metric Martyr, p.42-44) []
  32. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, 2002-Sep, p.9, Celebrate National Metric Week, 06-12 October 2002. []
  33. New Statesman, 2002-Sep-23, p.?, Quinn,T.; Fetish for facts. (book review: The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  34. New York Times, 2002-Oct-13, p.?, Ferris,T.; Book review: 'The Measure of All Things': A quest to revolutionize standards. (Alder,K.)
  35. New York Times, 2002-Nov-02, p.A5, Lavery,B.; World Briefing: Ireland: How far to Tipperary? {Irish directional road signs and speed limits; spring 2004)
  36. New York Times, v.152(52319), 2002-Dec-01, p.30, Fox,R.W.; Book review: The whole nine yards. (Measuring America; Linklater,A.)
  37. New York Times, v.152(?), 2002-Dec-26, p.?, Eder,R.; Book review: How the West was measured: One chain at a time (Measuring America; Linklater,A.)
  38. New Yorker, 78(31), 2002-Oct-14, p.?, Owen,D.; The critics: Books: Measure for measure: How the metric system conquered the world, almost.
  39. Observer, 2002-Oct-06, p.16, MacFarlane,R.; Review: Books: A measure to treasure. (The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  40. Physics Today, v.55(6), 2002-Jun, p.24-25, Feder,T.; Issues and events: (Georges) Charpak, (Richard) Garwin propose unit for radiation dose.
  41. Physics Today, v.55(8,pt.2), 2002-Aug,pt.2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice: Internationally recognized conventions have been established for standard usage of SI units.
  42. Printed Circuit Design, v.19(5), 2002-May, p.8-10, Kowalewski,A.; Why should you lean the metric system? Because it can make your job a whole lot easier, after a brief period of pain. []
  43. Quality Progress, v.35(9), 2002-Sep, p.72-73, Stein,P.; Measure for measure: Masses and weights: Influences to consider when refining measurements.
  44. (Salt Lake City UT) Deseret News, 2002-Oct-13, p.?, Sorenson,C.; Letter: (please stop trying to insulate us from the measurement units that the real world uses)
  45. Salt Lake (City UT) Tribune, 2002-Aug-26, p.?, Kirby,R.; Kirby: Don't be fooled by familiar look north of the border; It's metric. []
  46. Salt Lake (City UT) Tribune, 2002-Oct-14, p.?, Nullis,C.; Why credit cards fit everywhere. (World Standards Day, metric system) []
  47. School Science and Mathematics, v.102(2), 2002-Feb, p.94-97, Oliver,J.S.; Nichols,B.K.; Early days: Metrics revisited. (summary of former articles in SSM)
  48. Scientific American, v.287(3), 2002-Sep, p.56-57, Labrador,D.; From instantaneous to eternal: The units of time range from the infinitesimally brief to the interminably long. The descriptions given here attempt to convey a sense of this vast chronological span.
  49. Spectator (U.K.), 2002-Oct-19, p.57, Johnson,D.; How the meter became master. (book review: The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  50. (The) Technology Teacher, v.62(3), 2002-Nov, p.12-15, Fisher,D.; Write the book on weather metrics. (metric and other units)
  51. Traffic World, 2002-Dec-16, p.?, Question and Answer column: (metric in sales and production processes)
  52. Wall Street Journal, 2002-Apr-29, p.?, Brautigam,M.G.; Letter: Globally, US doesn't measure up.
  53. Wall Street Journal, 2002-Dec-04, p.?, (Hospital drug-dose conversions sometimes in error due to miscalculation of weights of patients from pounds to kilogram)
  54. Washington Post, 2002-Oct-20, p.T10, Mott,G.; Science: Taking new measures. (book review: The Measure of All Things; Alder,K.)
  55. Wausau (WI) Daily Herald, 2002-Dec-29, p.?, Paulsen,D.; Metric system still foreign.
  56. Western Producer (Canada), 2002-Mar-28, 1-p., Glen,B.; Editorial notebook: Measurement mayhem works.

Year 2001 periodical and online articles [88 items]:

  1. Aerospace Daily, v.197(45), 2001-Mar-09, p.373, Inspector General report: NASA's use of metric system still inconsistent.
  2. Air and Space (Smithsonian), v.15(6), 2001-Feb/Mar, p.52-53, Milstein,M.; Commentary: Metric mayhem. Practically the entire world uses the metric system. Is it time for the United States to follow suit?
  3. American Physical Society (APS) News, v.10(8), 2001-Aug/Sep, p.4, Booda,L; Tykodi,R.; Letters: Inflation or flatulence? (peta prefix); No degree for kelvin. []
  4. American Physical Society (APS) News, v.10(9), 2001-Oct, p.4-5, McCurchen,C.W.; Viewpoint: "SI" equals system imbecilic. (2001-Aug/Sep, Tykodi) []
  5. ASHRAE Journal, v.43(10), 2001-Oct, p.7, Brenner,W.A.; Questions and Answers: Metrication in the US.
  6. ASTM Standardization News, v.29(8), 2001-Aug, p.2, Global notebook: World Standards Week (8-12 October 2001) events. (ANSI) []
  7. ASTM Standardization News, v.29(9), 2001-Sep, p.20-23, Jakuba,S.; Standard measure: A guide to SI usage for the reluctant. []
  8. ASTM Standardization News, v.29(10), 2001-Oct, p.4, Letters: Standard measure (and) Author's response. []
  9. Aviation Week and Space Technology, v.154(10), 2001-Mar-05, p.23, Asker,J.R.; Washington outlook: Lessons unlearned. (NASA Mars Climate Orbiter metric confusion) []
  10. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, v.79(6), 2001-Dec, p.999-1003, Ruiz-Bevia,F.; The life and death of gc: The changeover to SI and the declining use of gc in chemical engineering textbooks.
  11. Children's Digest, v.51(1), 2001-Jan-01, p.16, 33, Metric madness. (learn about the metric system)
  12. Children's Playmate, v.73(2), 2001-Mar, p.30, Poe on the go! (quiz about the metric system and teaching French words)
  13. Civil Engineering, v.71(2), 2001-Feb, p.6, Polma,J.F.; Letters: Metric suggestion. (kilogram-force units)
  14. Civil Engineering, v.71(4), 2001-Apr, p.7, Clark,A.M.; Letters: We need English, too.
  15. Civil Engineering, v.71(6), 2001-Jun, p.10, Wieman,D.L.; Letters: SI units more harm than help.
  16. Civil Engineering, v.71(8), 2001-Aug, p.11, Clark,A.M.; Letters: The importance of SI units. (2001-Apr)
  17. Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, 2001-Aug-28, p.B9, Paulos,J.A.; Right number, wrong idea. (acres vs. square miles)
  18. Contemporary British History (UK), v.15(4), 2001-winter, p.111-128, Speiring,M.; The Imperial system of weights and measures: Traditional, superior and banned by Europe.
  19. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, 2001-Aug, p.14-16, Lowell,S.; Roman chariots, railroad tracks, milspecs, and urban legends. []
  20. Ecologist, v.31(5), 2001-Jun, p.22+, The good the band, and the ugly. (Thoburn,S., Moore,P., use of Imperial measures vs metric system)
  21. Endeavour, v.25(2), 2001-?, p.61-67, Shoemaker,R.W.; Discrepancies in the values of standard atmospheric pressure: The riddle resolved.
  22. Faces: People, Places, and Cultures, v.17(9), 2001-May, p.32, Kowalski,K.M.; Going metric. (exam about the metric system)
  23. (London, England) Financial Times, 2001-Jan-17, p.2, Mason,J.; News Digest: Metrication 'is threat' to (Great) Britain.
  24. (London, England) Financial Times, 2001-Apr-10, p.3, Bennett,R.; Mason,J.; National News: Tories embrace 'metric martyr' cause: Metrication Sunderland market trader convicted for selling fruit and vegetables in pounds and ounces.
  25. (London, England) Financial Times, 2001-Apr-28, p.10, Homfray,C.; Letter to the editor: Euroskeptics slip up on metrication banana skin.
  26. Hot Rod, v.54(6), 2001-Jun, p.138-139, Magnante,S.; Preaching to the converted. (conversion table)
  27. Humpty Dumpty's Magazine, v.49(1), 2001-Jan, p.22, Metric mania: On the go with Poe. (metric system quiz)
  28. Industrial Heating, v.68(5), 2001-May, p.8, Kubel,E.,Jr.; Editorial: To the metric system? (both system of measurement where appropriate) [,2832,25919,00.html]
  29. IEEE Spectrum, v.38(8), 2001-Aug, p.80, Self,K.; Technically speaking: Measurement by Imperial decree. ('English' units, nautical mile)
  30. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, v.50(2), 2001-Apr, p.563-567, Taylor,B.N.; Mohr,P.J.; The role of fundamental constants in the International System of Units (SI): present and future.
  31. Insight on the News (Washington Times), v.17(36), 2001-Sep-24, p.22-23, Condon,E.; Nation: The metric system: Still a matter of inches.
  32. Jack and Jill, v.63(8), 2001-Dec, p.4-? (4-p.), Asimov,I.; Be a meter leader. (metric system)
  33. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Science Education, v.30, 2001, p.iii-iv, Conversion factors for SI and non-SI units. (table)
  34. Journal of Research NIST, v.106(1), 2001-Jan/Feb, p.1-23, Swyt,D.A.; Length and dimensional measurements at NIST.
  35. Kansas City (MO) Star, 2001-Apr-22, p.B1, Gusewelle,C.W.; America can still make do without move to metric system. (reference to USMA on Internet) [,local/3acc9ca9.421,.html]
  36. Lancet, v.357(9266), 2001-May-05, p.1452, MacGregor,G.; What unit for blood pressure? (column of blood) []
  37. Learning and Leading with Technology, 29(2), 2001-Oct, p.28-31, 55, Albrecht,B.; Davis,P.; The metric backpack. (a collection of tools and toys to help learners learn and teachers teach the metric system)
  38. Lincoln (Nebraska) Star Journal, 2001-Sep-08, p.?, Time is right for the metric system (Price,T.)
  39. The (London, England) Times, 2001-Jun-05, p.?, Midgley,C.; What's wrong with kilo(gram)s? [,,7-2001191174,00.html]
  40. Los Angeles (CA) Times, 2001-Jan-12, p.?, Miller,M.; Law: ‘Metric martyr' braves (Great) Britain's scales of justice.
  41. Los Angeles (CA) Times, 2001-Nov-18, p.?, Petruno,T.; Decimalization and a strong dollar worthy of thanks.
  42. Machine Design, v.73(1), 2001-Jan-11, p.185, Williams, J.; Metric conversions. (English/metric conversions table, humor)
  43. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v.7(?), 2001-Sep, p.4-5, Price,T.J.; On my mind: Which one America? (metric-only education)
  44. Mechanical Engineering, v.123(2), 2001-Feb, p.11, Dehesh,N.; Letters: State your units.
  45. Mechanical Engineering, v.123(4), 2001-Apr, p.70-72, Jakuba,S.; Standard measure. There is only one metric system, based on seven units and, yes, it is entirely consistent. []
  46. Mechanical Engineering, v.123(8), 2001-Aug, p.7-8, Letters: Thinking SI and the future. (2001-Feb, Dehesh); Measuring up.
  47. Mechanical Engineering, v.123(9), 2001-Sep, p.6, 10-11, Letters: A feel for dimensions. (2001-Feb, Dehesh); Gauge and tradition. (2000-Dec)
  48. Mechanical Engineering, v.123(10), 2001-Oct, p.6, 10, Letters: Up to standard. (2001-Apr, Jakuba)
  49. Metrologia, v.38(4), 2001-no.4, p.353-361, Mills,I.M.; Taylor,B.N.; Thor,A.J.; Definitions of the units radian, neper, bel and decibel. []
  50. Milwaukee (WI) Journal, 2001-Aug-19, p.?, Schogol,M.; Has metric system arrived? Not by a mile.
  51. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, 2001-Dec/2002-Jan, p.6; Hillger,D.; Young,L.; Teaching metric to children; NCTM Board of Directors past resolution recommending teaching metric system as the primary measurement system.
  52. Nature, v.412(1648), 2001-Aug-16, p.683, Cartwright,J.; Words: Stranger than fiction: The tale of the epic voyage made to establish the metric system is an intriguing and exciting one.
  53. New York (NY) Times, 2001-Mar-20, p.?, Browne,M.W.; Refining the art of measurement. (100th anniversary NIST)
  54. Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot, 2001-May-05, p.B1, Dougherty,K.; Metric doesn't compute in the lives of most Americans.
  55. (The) Onion, p.37(3), 2001-Feb-1/7, p.61-62, Department of Education: Metric system thriving in nation's inner cities. (satire)
  56. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 2001-Nov-07, p.A17, Baker,M.; It's never too late to beat the metric menace.
  57. People Weekly, v.55(2), 2001-Jan-15, p.82, Fruit case. (Thoburn,S., cited for refusing to sell fruit using the metric system)
  58. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 2001-Aug-12, p.?, Schogol,M.; By any measure, this effort failed. []
  59. Physics Teacher, v.39(6), 2001-Sep, p.378, Graham,A.; WebSights: The US Metric Association (Website; Hillger,D.)
  60. Physics Today, v.54(3), 2001-Mar, p.11-12, Kleppner,D.; Reference frame: On the matter of the meter. []
  61. Physics Today, v.54(3), 2001-Mar, p.29-34, Mohr,P.J.; Taylor,B.N.; Celebrating NIST's Centennial: Adjusting the values of the fundamental constants. []
  62. Physics Today, v.54(3), 2001-Mar, p.39-42, Bergquist,J.C.; Jefferts,S.R.; Wineland,D.J.; Celebrating NIST's Centennial: Time measurement at the millennium. []
  63. Physics Today, v.54(8), 2001-Aug,pt.2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice: Internationally recognized conventions have been established for standard usage of SI units.
  64. Physics Today, v.54(10), 2001-Oct, p.12, Golomb,S.W.; Letters: A proposal for rescaling units. (logarithms)
  65. Plumbing Engineer, v.29(7), 2001-Jul, p.28, 30, The plumbing designer's classroom: Metric system conversions and conventions.
  66. Professional BoatBuilder, 2001-Feb/Mar, p.?, Falcao,F.; Letter: Metric conversions.
  67. Psychological Reports, v.88(2), 2001-?, p.489-490, Gayton,W.F., et al; Attitudes toward the metric system 15 years later.
  68. Reason, v.33(1), 2001-Jul, p.16, Oliver,C.; A British court. (Thoburn,S., guilty of selling bananas by the pound)
  69. (The) Report Newsmagazine, 2001-Jan-01, p.?, Give them an inch; Saskatchewan school trustees decide that metric-only students cannot function in the real world (industry and economy use Imperial measurements)
  70. Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, 2001-Mar-03, p.?, Hostetler,A.J.; NASA urged to go metric. (Inspector General's Office review) []
  71. Sacramento (CA) Business Journal, 2001-Jun-01, p.?, Gonzales,A.; Trade pushes US, especially California, toward metrics.
  72. Science, v.294(5551), 2001-Dec-21, p.2435, Netwatch: Tools: Conversion kit. (English/metric)
  73. Science and Children, v.39(2), 2001-Oct, p.42-47, Goldston,J.M.; Marlette,S.; Pennington,A.; Centimeters, millimeters, and monsters: A monster fashion show teaches metric units in a humorous way.
  74. Science Teacher, v.68(1), 2001-Jan, p.38-39, Dray,L.A.; A question of measure: Students building problem-solving skills by measuring volume. (metric equivalents)
  75. Teaching Children Mathematics, v.7(5), 2001-Jan, p.282-387, Taylor,P.M.; Sims,K.; Kim,O.-K.; Reys,R.E.; Do your students measure up metrically? (NCTM) []
  76. Technograph (Los Angeles CA), v.37(9), 2001-May, p.6, 8, Bergen,K.; Profiles in LASTC History 1: Valerie Antoine, Technograph Editor, 1973. []
  77. (The) Times Educational Supplement, no.(1801), 2001-May-18, p.21, Muir,J.; Nobody's thinking metric.
  78. Tooling and Production, v.67(2), 2001-May, p.5, McKenna,J.F.; The meter's running.
  79. Tooling and Production, v.67(5), 2001-Aug, p.16, Clark,R.; On the shopfloor, the inch rules.
  80. US News and World Report, v.130(5), 2001-Feb-05, p.35, Grose,T.K.; Penny-wise, kilo-foolish: Weighing the wisdom of going metric. (Thoburn,S.)
  81. Vacuum, v.64(4), 2001-Nov-27, p.153-162, Bergoglio,M.; Calcatelli,A.; The physical measurement of pressure in SI units and its extension to lower pressures.
  82. Wall Street Journal, 2001-Jan-29, p.?, Opdyke,J.D.; Heard on the street: NYSE, Amex price all issues in decimals.
  83. Wall Street Journal, 2001-Apr-16, p.?, A pound of flesh.
  84. Wall Street Journal, 2001-May-01, p.?, (Nine (9)) Letters to the Editor: Pounded by the metric system.
  85. Washington (DC) Post, 2001-Apr-01, p.F1, Ruane,M.E.; Uncle Sam's funhouse. (NIST) []
  86. Washington (DC) Post, 2001-Apr-10, p.E3, Vinzant,C.; Nasdaq finishes with fractions. (as of 2001-Apr-09) []
  87. Washington (DC) Post, 2001-May-28, p.A11, Gugliotta,G.; Study gives current values to ancient weights. []
  88. Washington (DC) Post, 2001-August-08, p.F1, Wolke,R.L.; Food 101: Measuring up. []

Year 2000 periodical and online articles [137 items]:

  1. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 2000-Mar-19, p.?, Brunner,R.K.; Going metric turns inch, foot, yard into four-letter words for British.
  2. American City and County, v.115(3), 2000-Feb-15, p.4, Southerland,R.; Metrication: going nowhere fast.
  3. American Journal of Physics, v.68(6), 2000-Jun, p.497-498, Letters to the Editor (three total): The saga of the SI jelly donut (continued); SI and other units; Repent! (responses to 1999-Jan editorial, 1999-Jun letters)
  4. American Medical Association Journal, v.284(23), 2000-Dec-20, p.2977, Relling,J.; JAMA 100 years ago: 1900-Dec-15: The metric system. (bill in Congress, AMA resolution)
  5. ASHRAE Journal, v.42(1), 2000-Jan, p.37-39, Leung,L., et al; Inch-pound vs. metric: Can the US stay competitive? []
  6. Assembly, 2000-Nov, supplement, 47-p., Carter-Roberts,P.; Fastening 101 (fastener global market slogan is "go metric or die")
  7. Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, 2000-Feb-04, p.1A, Roughton,B,Jr.; English butcher has big beef with metric.
  8. Automotive News, v.74(5886), 2000-Jul-31, p.12-?, Crain,K.; Time to give up inches.
  9. Aviation Week and Space Technology, v.153(?), 2000-Dec-11, p.?, Mecham,M.; Red Team preps Odyssey to Mars. (mentions Climate Orbiter metric disaster) []
  10. Avon Lake (OH) Press, 2000-Oct-26, p.?, Mills,J.R.; Letter: Metric torment (too late in leaping to the support of Napoleon) (reply to 2000-Oct-25)
  11. Boston (MA) Globe, 2000-Jan-11, p.A14, Editorial: Progress in centimeters.
  12. Boston (MA) Globe, 2000-Jan-27, p.A20, Rubinoff,D.; Letter to the Editor: (Boston) Globe should take lead on use of metric system. (response to Jan-11 editorial)
  13. Business First: Buffalo (NY), Western New York, v.16(36), 2000-May-29, p.25, Deck,A.; 2.54 cm by 2.54 cm: Metric system subliminally gaining ground in US. []
  14. Business First: Columbus (OH), v.17(6), 2000-Oct-06, p.B7, Gonzales,A.; Builders inching along toward metric measurements.
  15. Business Journal: Silicon Valley / San Jose (CA), v.18(16), 2000-Aug-18, p.34, Gonzales,A.; In Depth: Construction: Builders inching along toward metric measures [Denver (CO) Business Journal) []
  16. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Journal, v.1(2), 2000-Oct/Dec, p.42-43, Morales,M.; Whither metric? []
  17. Canadian National Post, 2000-Dec-02, p.?, Vallis,M.; Imperial measures may return. (Saskatchewan schools)
  18. Charlotte (NC) Observer, 2000-Nov-10, p.2D, Bloomberg News: NYSE (NY Stock Exchange) to quote all stock in decimal form by (2000) January 29.
  19. Chemical and Engineering News, v.78(31), 2000-Jul-31, p.80, Reese,K.M.; Newscripts: Confederate (States of America) comments on using the metric system.
  20. Chemical Engineering, v.107(4), 2000-Apr, p.47-48, Silverberg,P.; Newsfront: With extension on metric labels, US firms weigh their options: An online database assists with measurement conversions.
  21. Chemical Engineering, v.107(5), 2000-May, p.8, Ulrich,G.D.; Letters: For SI metric purity, stay away from bars (Chemical Engineering Progress, 1977-Aug)
  22. Child Life, v.79(7), 2000-Oct, p.28+, Marvelous meters. (metric lessons)
  23. Child Life, v.79(8), 2000-Dec, p.26+, Poe learns metrics.
  24. Children's Playmate, v.72(8), 2000-Dec, p.20, The metric mouse.
  25. Christian Science Monitor, 2000-Jan-27, p.7, MacLeod,A.; British say metric rule doesn't measure up.
  26. Christian Science Monitor, 2000-Jul-14, p.7, Cui,E.; No hot dogs here; it's brie, terrine, and tarte tatin. (meridian, establishment of metric system)
  27. Christian Science Monitor, 2000-Aug-02, p.?, MacLead,A.; As British inch toward meters, some feet drag. []
  28. Christian Science Monitor, 2000-Aug-02, p.9, Brief chronology of the metric system. (from the USMA Website)
  29. Christian Science Monitor, 2000-Aug-07, p.?, Andreae,C.; The home forum: The measures of a man's life, taken. []
  30. Cincinnati (OH) Post, 2000-Aug-08, p.10A, McFeatters,D.; A world without fractions. (stock exchanges shift from fractions to decimals)
  31. Civil Engineering, v.70(1), 2000-Jan, p.96, Wunderlich.W.O.; Bruschi,M.G.; Forum: Metric units are catching on.
  32. Civil Engineering, v.70(2), 2000-Feb, p.6, Pierce,P.; Allis,J.D.; Letters: A measured response to metric. (Replies to 2000-Jan essay)
  33. Civil Engineering, v.70(4), 2000-Apr, p.10, Larry,J.A.R.; Lockett,W.; Letters: Be leaders, not followers. (Replies to 2000-Feb letters)
  34. Civil Engineering, v.70(8), 2000-Aug, p.6, Pasterkamp,S.; Letters: Dual systems complicate construction.
  35. Civil Engineering, v.70(10), 2000-Oct, p.8, Steinhardt,O.W.; Letters: Metric priority. (SI first, inch-pound in parentheses)
  36. Civil Engineering, v.70(12), 2000-Dec, p.6, Letters: Should metric lead for follow? (reply to 2000-Oct letter)
  37. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2000-Jan-03, p.?, Editorial: Not by an inch: Failed Mars mission highlights metric's merits. []
  38. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2000-Jan-07, p.?, Trail,C.C.; Letter: Let's go the extra 1.6 km this year. []
  39. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2000-Jan-09, p.?, Koerner,M.G.; Letter: Take the lead on metric. (Reply to: Jan-03 editorial) []
  40. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 2000-Jan-11, p.?, Frysinger,J.R.; Letter: Metric stalling. (Reply to: Jan-03 editorial) []
  41. Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Journal, v.1(1), 2000-May/Jun, p.13, World Standards Day (2000) paper competition.
  42. Denver (CO) Business Journal. v.52(7), 2000-Sep-29, p.14B, Gonzales,A.; Builders inching along toward metric measures. (Sacramento (CA) Business Journal)
  43. Design News, v.55(20), 2000-Oct-16, p.36, ad: Go metric. Go global. (Rexroth Star, Charlotte NC) (also in other issues)
  44. Design News, v.55(22), 2000-Nov-20, p.154, Foote,K.; Break time: Changing the metrics. (US government toying with converting to the metric system)
  45. Detroit (MI) News, 2000-Aug-28, p.?, Heinlein,G.; State, road builders differ in miles, meters: Michigan requires highway bids using metric sytem.
  46. Discover, v.21(3), 2000-Mar, p.44, Berman,B.; Skylight: Mixed-up measurements; How NASA got lost in space over meters, feet, newtons, and pounds.
  47. Discover, v.21(5), 2000-May, p.12, Four letters: ‘America's aversion to the metric system is simply a fear of the unknown and resistance to change. (2000-Mar)
  48. Discover, v.21(7), 2000-Jul, p.15, Goulden,W.; Letter: Bi-measuralism. (2000-May)
  49. Economist, v.354(8154), 2000-Jan-22, p.84, Metre reading. (France celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of the meter and the metric system)
  50. Economist, v.356(8181), 2000-Jul-29, p.75, Double standards. (weights and measures systems)
  51. Education Week, v.19(41), 2000-Jun-21, p.12, Teaching and learning: Going metric: (NCTM pro-metric statement)
  52. Electronic Engineering Times, 2000-Feb-03, p.?, Lieberman,D.; AMP and Erni ally on 2-mm connector. []
  53. Engineering Times, 2000-Jul, p.?, Professional Engineers in Construction: Metrication strong in federal sector but weak in states. []
  54. Farmers Weekly (U.K.), 2000-Aug-04, p.3, Relf,T.; Farmlife: Imperialist to the last.
  55. Federal Register, v.65(231), 2000-Nov-30, p.74134-?, Slater,R.E.; Department of Transportation: Regulatory agenda; Semiannual summary: Metric conversion: Phase-3. (final)
  56. (London, England) Financial Times, 2000-May-20, p.2, Cookson,C.; Body and mind: Don't get your metres in a muddle: The nature of things: NASA did, and it led to a crash on Mars. Clive Cookson reports on the search for even-greater precision.
  57. Fort Collins (CO) Coloradoan, 2000-Nov-27, p.D6, Singhania,L.; Associated Press: Brokers bound for decimals ponder new lingo.
  58. Fortune, v.141(11), 2000-May-29, p.26, Tucker,R.; Why don't we use the metric system? []
  59. ISO Bulletin, v.31(8), 2000-Aug, p.?, White,M.S., Pallets move the world, the need for international pallet standards.
  60. Jewish World Review, 2000-Aug-01, p.?, Goldberg,J.; Insight: Presidential campaign could use some anti-metric mania. []
  61. Journal of Chemical Education, v.77(3), 2000-Mar, p.310, Hillger,D.W.; Letters: Let's not forget the units!
  62. Journal of Research NIST, v.105(2), 2000-Mar/Apr, p.307-321, Fisher,L.A.; Treasure of the Past: Recomparison of the United States prototype meter. (reprint of 1904 paper)
  63. (London, England) Sunday Telegraph, 2000-Jan-09, p.31, Howell,J.; House and home: Metric? Been there, done that. On the level.
  64. (London, England) Daily Telegraph, 2000-Feb-11, p.?, Give them an inch. []
  65. Los Angeles Times, 2000-Aug-04, p.5, Studlien,K.; Britons want their pounds, and not Euros, kilo(gram)s or grams.
  66. Los Angeles Times, 2000-Dec-17, p.4, Antoine,V.; Letters desk: (US math, science students still trail top ranks)
  67. Mathematical Intelligencer, v.22(1), 2000-winter, p.7-11, Holmes,N.; The numerical dysfunction. (Reply to: decimal dysfunction, 1995-winter)
  68. Mathematics Teaching, no.(170), 2000-Mar, 4-p. pullout after p.22, Ball,D.; Metric time.
  69. Mechanical Engineering, v.122(3), 2000-Mar, p.6, 10, Jakuba,S.; Letters: Measure of risk. (NASA Mars spacecraft loss)
  70. Mechanical Engineering, v.122(12), 2000-Dec, p.6, 8, 9, Letters: Speed gauge (railroad standard gauge); Worldly pressures.
  71. Milwaukee (WI) Journal, 2000-Aug-20, p.22C, Joseph,P.; It is cool and comfortable in Canada when it's 20 (degrees Celsius).
  72. Milwaukee (WI) Journal, 2000-Aug-22, p.10C, Joseph,P.; Switching to Celsius might be worth it, to a certain degree.
  73. The (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Gazette, 2000-Jan-05, p.A10, Nguyen,K.; Britain inches toward metric system, grudgingly.
  74. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, v.3(4), 2000-fall, p.2, New resources for teaching metric system now available. (NIST Metric Program)
  75. NAAS (National Association of Academies of Science) News, v.4(1), 2000-winter, p.2, Metric progress continues; NIST continues outreach; USMA Website.
  76. Nature, v.404(?), 2000-Mar-02, p.27; 100 Years Ago: (German iron manufacturers, metric screw threads) (1900-Mar-01)
  77. Nature, v.405(?), 2000-May-04, p.13, Knowles,M.T.; Correspondence: How metrics could have saved the UK car industry.
  78. New Scientist, v.166(2240), 2000-May-27, p.52, Cailliau,R.; Letters: That's about the size of it. (metric system, A-size paper) []
  79. New Scientist, v.166(2240), 2000-May-27, p.52a-h, Happy birthday to the metre: 125 years of worldwide accurate measurement. (Metromnia, issue 2, 2000-summer; National Physical Laboratory (NPL))
  80. New Scientist, v.167(2243), 2000-Jun-17, p.56, Thurstans,R.; Letter: Give ‘em an inch (2000-May-17) (Reply to letter, 2000-May-27)
  81. New Scientist, v.167(2245), 2000-Jul-01, p.48, Street,K.; Walters,K.; Opinion/letters: Metric youth. (2001-Jun-17, p.56)
  82. New Scientist, v.167(2258), 2000-Sep-30, p.45, LePage,M.; Opinion Point: First Person: Let them eat kilo(gram)s (British scale conversion)
  83. (New Orleans LA) Times-Picayune, 2000-Jan-20, p.B6, Of rules and rulers. (switch to metric system in Great Britain)
  84. NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Journal, v.94(2), 2000-Mar/Apr, p.24, 94, Fleming,R.P.; Heads up: Metric sprinkler systems. (which conversion is more compatible?)
  85. (The New Jersey) Record, 2000-Oct-19, p.H01, Groves,B.; The last holdouts after 25 years, Americans still won't give an inch in the metric system battle.
  86. New York Times, 2000-Jul-20, p.?, Lyall,S.; Rothham Journal: Shopkeepers dragging their feet on metric switch.
  87. Nursing, v.30(3), 2000-Mar, p.79, Lourie,R.J.; Understanding the metric system. (silly equivalences)
  88. Odyssey, v.9(3), 2000-Mar, p.4, "The agony of de-feet." (Mars mission problem caused by two teams using different units of measurement)
  89. On the Mhove, v.1(2), 2000-summer, p.6, Ogle,M.; Technology watch: Remember the metric system? It's still creeping along. (USMA mentioned) []
  90. Pediatrics, v.106(4), 2000-Oct, p.747, Fortune,T.R.; Letter: Why don't we use the metric system?
  91. Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, 2000-Jun-29, p.20, Lynott,W.J.; Editorial opinion: Easing into metrics, I or II steps at a time. (humor about Roman Numerals)
  92. Physics Today, v.53(1), 2000-Jan, p.78, Wasiolek,P.T.; Correction: (minus sign omitted from conversion sequence) (1999-Nov, p.83)
  93. Physics Today, v.53(8,pt.2), 2000-Aug,pt.2, p.BG6-BG13, Mohr,P.J.; Taylor,B.N.; The fundamental physical constants.
  94. Physics Today, v.53(8,pt.2), 2000-Aug,pt.2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice.
  95. Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, 2000-May-27, p.A8, Pearlstein,S.; It's sort of hard to measure up in sort-of-metric Canada, eh?
  96. Plant Engineering, v.54(3), 2000-Mar, p.?, Tips and tricks: Converting C to F. []
  97. Plant Engineering, v.54(6), 2000-Jun. p.7, Simple solutions for converting C to F. (Replies to 2000-Mar column)
  98. Platinum Metals Review, v.44(3), 2000-Jul, p.125-134, Smeaton,W.A.; The foundation of the metric system in France in the 1790s.
  99. Point of Beginning, 2000-Oct-02, 3-p., Brown,L.N.; Inching toward the metric system. [,2338,11954,00.html]
  100. Point of Beginning, v.26(1), 2000-Oct, p.90, Hanson,C.; The soap box: A few thoughts on metric. (Dilemma of Dimensions, 1996-Oct; Letter, 1997-Jan)
  101. Quadrant, v.44(?), 2000-Jan/Feb, p.89, Padden,T.; Tiresome scientists. (1999-Jul/Aug, 1999-Mar)
  102. Quadrant, v.44(?), 2000-Jul, p.42, Frenkel,R.B.; Metrology, metrication and anti-science. (1999-Mar, 1999-Jul/Aug, 2000-Jan/Feb)
  103. Resource: Engineering and Technology for a Sustainable World, p.7(1), 2000-Jan, p.13-14, All roads lead to metrics. (measurement evolution adds global link to its chain)
  104. Retirement Life, 2000-Jul, p.24, Elkin,S.; Metric ‘Time' is inching closer (McCracken,J.)
  105. Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, 2000-Jan-20, p.A2, Hostetler,A.J.; NASA problem: metric vs. English especially when lumped together.
  106. Sacramento (CA) Bee, 2000-Jan-01, p.?, DuMont,G.; Letter to the editor: Archaic measurements. []
  107. Sacramento (CA) Business Journal, 2000-Jul-31, p.?, Gonzalez,A.; Measuring switch to metric is done in inches, not miles. []
  108. St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch, 2000-Feb-27, p.?, Byrne,C.; Many Britons are angry at switch to metric system; retailers face fine, prison if they don't adhere to law.
  109. School Science and Mathematics, v.100(4), 2000-Apr, p.215, Sheffield,L.J.; Book review: Metric for me! A Laypersons Guide to the Metric System for Everyday Use with Exercises, Problems, and Estimations. (Shoemaker,R.W.)
  110. Science, v.287(5457), 2000-Feb-25, p.1391, 1393, Watson,A.; Fundamental constants: Getting a more precise grip on the physical world.
  111. Science, v.288(5465), 2000-Apr-21, p.415, 419, Science scope: Metric mandate. (drafting legislation; Representative Vern Ehlers)
  112. Science, v.288(5481), 2000-Aug-11, p.833, Chin,G.; Editor's Choice: Physics: Atomic-scale length standard. (meter definition displaced?)
  113. Science Scope, v.23(8), 2000-May, p.42, 44, Christmann,E.P.; Converting with confidence.
  114. Science Scope, v.24(1), 2000-Sep, p.30-33, Goates,W.; Lavosier measures with polymers. (metric measurement skills)
  115. Science Scope, v.24(2), 2000-Oct, p.42, Abdi,S.W.: Math and metrics.
  116. Scientific American, v.283(2), 2000-Aug, p.96, Mirsky,S.; End point: Measure for measure.
  117. Science and Children, v.38(2), 2000-Oct, p.20-23, Monroe,E.E.; Nelson,M.N.; Say "yes" to metric measure: The metric system has been slow to take hold in the United States. Will the reluctance to adopt this system hinder future achievements? (reference: USMA Website) []
  118. Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, 2000-Feb-26, p.?, Byrne,C.; Britain tells merchants: Go metric or go to jail. (new legislation) []
  119. Seattle (WA) Times, 2000-Mar-16, p.?, Guadagnoli,T.; Women swimmers will measure success in meters, not yards.
  120. Springfield (IL) State Journal-Register, v.14(190), 2000-Sep-25, p.?, Editorial: Conversion to metric a matter of time, for a long time.
  121. Supermarketing (U.K.), 2000-Jan-14, p.18, Longman,L.; Multiples meet the metrication market.
  122. Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, 2000-Dec-30, p.?, McCarthy,P.; The problem that's engaging America. (phone numbers, dollar coin, metric conversion)
  123. Teaching Children Mathematics, v.7(2), 2000-Oct, p.96-97, Mistretta,R.M.; Porzio,J.A.; Celebrate Metric Day. (USMA Website mentioned)
  124. Teaching Pre-K-8, p.30(4), 2000-Jan, p.46-47, Imfeld,I.; Take the metrics and run. (Metric Relay)
  125. Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, 2000-Jan-11, p.?, Spaces in math termed irrelevant. (spaces instead of commas)
  126. Twin Cities Professional Editors' Network (PEN) Newsletter, 2000-Feb, p.?, O'Malley,D.; Metric rules, so we must obey. (USMA Website) []
  127. Via Satellite, v.15(2), 2000-Feb, p.1-10+, Nelson,R.A.; The International System of Units (SI); Its history and use in science and industry.
  128. Wall Street Journal, 2000-Jun-13, SEC sets deadline for exchanges to quote all stocks in decimals. []
  129. Wall Street Journal, 2000-Aug-02, p.?, Browning,E.S.; (Wall Street) Journal's NASDAQ stock listings to convert to decimal format.
  130. Wall Street Journal, 2000-Aug-02, p.?, Smith,R.; Move to decimal trading may cut profit margins. []
  131. Washington (DC) Post, 2000-May-22, p.A18, Pearlstein,S.; Canada journal. (Canada's half-hearted adoption of the metric system) []
  132. Washington (DC) Post, 2000-May-25, p.A36, Nye,B.; Letter to the editor: Measuring up. (Reply to: Canada Journal, 2000-May-22) []
  133. Washington (DC) Post, 2000-Oct-19, p.C15, Crib sheet, metric magic. (remembering metric prefixes)
  134. Washington (DC) Times, 2000-Aug-07, p.A15, Tang,D.; (Metric) System's advantage is its simplicity. (Antoine,V.)
  135. Washington (DC) Times, v.14(156), 2000-Aug-15, p.A?, Thompson,M.A.; Letter: Measuring the expense of converting to metric (2000-Aug-08, Antoine,V.)
  136. Wilmington (NC) Morning Star, v.14(191), 2000-Oct-03, p.?, Students centimetering along towards metrics. (Myrtle Grove Middle School)
  137. Wisconsin State Journal (Madision WI), 2000-Jan-13, p.11A, Editorial: US yards behind on metric use.

Year 1999 periodical and online articles [129 items]:

  1. AC, Heating and Refrigeration News, v.206(12), 1999-Mar-22, p.28, Metric rules delayed again by Europeans.
  2. Alaska Transportation, v.24(3), 1999-summer, p.20, Antoine,V.; Go metric! Antoine frame-of-reference method, familiar item examples.
  3. American Journal of Nursing, v.99(10), 1999-Oct, p.12, Richards,J.F.; Creamer,L.; Karsch,A.M.; Med errors: Solving the microgram/kilogram puzzle.
  4. American Journal of Physics, v.67(1), 1999-Jan, p.13-16, Romer,R.H.; Editorial: Units: SI only, or multi-cultural diversity?
  5. American Journal of Physics, v.67(1), 1999-Jan, p.44, The godless metric system. (Prepare Now for a Metric Future; Donovan,F.)
  6. American Journal of Physics, v.67(6), 1999-Jun, p.465-470, Letters to the editor (15 total): Use mostly SI units; Units for the crew of spaceship earth;... (responses to 1999-Jan editorial)
  7. ASHRAE Journal, v.41(5), 1999-May, p.16, Industry news: A step back for metrication? (Construction Metrication Council)
  8. Assembly, 1999-Sep, p.14, Assembly lines: (NIST) Guide covers metric units.
  9. Astronomy Now (U.K.), 1999-Sep-30, p.?, Metric mixup doomed Mars Climate Orbiter. []
  10. Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate, v.328(30653), 1999-Feb-27, p.?, Shigleton,P.; Pat Shingelton's weather news. (promoting the metric system in the 1970s)
  11. Boston (MA) Globe, 1999-Oct-05, p.?, Editorial: Thank you, NASA. (loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  12. Boston (MA) Globe, 1999-Oct-08, p.A22, (Two (2)) Letters to the Editor: Even the English dropped their outdated system; Whatever happened to the push to go metric?
  13. Boulder (CO) Planet, 1999-Oct-13, p.2, Sheeler,J.; The meter reader. Bushnell,R.H.)
  14. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v.80(1), 1999-Jan, p.119, About our members: (Bushnell,R.H., Chairman, ASTM Committee E-43)
  15. (University of) California (Davis) Aggie, 1999-Nov-18, p.?, Rode,K.; Of miles and meters. (Mars Climate Orbiter)
  16. Canadian Times Colonist (Victoria BC), 1999-Sep-30, p.?, Going metric on Mars. (US loses $180 million Mars Climate Orbiter)
  17. Capital Times (Madison WI), 1999-Oct-16, Russell,R.S.; Voice of the people: US ignores world standards. (loss of Mars Climiate Orbiter)
  18. (Charleston SC) Post and Courier, 1999-Dec-05, p.B1, McDowell,E.; Metric system measures up despite worries. (Frysinger,J.)
  19. (Charleston SC) Post and Courier, 1999-Dec-30, p.?, Geesey,M.E.; Letters to the Editor: Metric system superior (Reply to: Nov-30 letter,]
  20. Chemical and Engineering News, v.77(50), 1999-Dec-13, p.56, Reese,K.M.; Newscripts: Memoir on Claude Litre, inventor of the liter.
  21. Christian Science Monitor, 1999-Dec-02, p.23, Unmacht,E.; Whatever happened to: The metric system in America. (Young,L.)
  22. Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, v.330(30761), 1999-Oct-10, p.?, Fordahl,M.; Metric debate lingers. (Mars Climate Orbiter; Antone,V.)
  23. CircuiTree, 1999-Jan, p.1-2, Neves,B.; Analysis: From the lab: The metric mile. (circuit board specification in metric)
  24. Civil Engineering, v.69(7), 1999-Jul, p.6, Kealey,S.S.; Feedback: Taking metric too far? (rigid application of metric conversions)
  25. Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, 1999-Oct-08, Di Padova,J.; Letter: Time for the land of the free to be home of the metric system. (Mars Climate Orbiter error)
  26. Colorado Construction, v.2(4), 1999-Apr, p.9, CDoT (Colorado DoT) reverts back to English system.
  27. Congressional Record, v.145(94), 1999-Jun-29, p.H5051, Duncan,Repr.; The metric system. (Washington DC Times, 1999-Jun-28)
  28. Dayton (OH) Daily News, 1999-Dec-19, p.15B, Miller,L.; Congress doesn't measure up: US needs to switch to metric system.
  29. Denver (CO) Post, 1999-Apr-20, p.?, Fitzgerald,J.; ‘Metric cop' measures up to the task; Student, 13, persuades (Sweet'N Low) sweetener to correct label. (Metric Patrol)
  30. Denver (CO) Post, v.108(55), 1999-Oct-01, p.1A, 12A, Leib,J.; By any measure, Orbiter doomed; Measurement mixup doomed Mars (Climate Orbiter) mission. []
  31. Design Engineering (Canada), v.45(3), 1999-Mar, p.29-30, Mellersh,D.; Fluid power: Hose fittings go metric, clamp free.
  32. Design News, v.54(10), 1999-May-17, p.112, Metric products. (Ruland Manufacturing Company, Inc.; Watertown MA)
  33. Design News, v.54(13), 1999-Jul-05, p.26, Ferrara,C.M.; Metric drive studs complement each line. (Spirol International Corp., Solid Pin Division)
  34. Design News, v.54(22), 1999-Nov-15, p.13, Teague,P.E.; To err is human, so is to talk. (the loss of the Mars Climate Orbiter)
  35. Education Week, v.18(35), 1999-May-12, p.3, Galley,M.; Take note: Metric accountability. (Metric Patrol) []
  36. Electrical Design News (EDN), v.44(25), 1999-Dec-09, p.33, Schweber,B.; Comment: Simple simulations serve sophisticated systems. (Mars Orbiter satellite crash)
  37. Electronic Engineering Times, 1999-Mar-01, p.26, Clarke,P.; Eurofile: U.K.'s metric reprieve. (10-year extension) []
  38. Electronic Engineering Times, 1999-Oct-25, p.84, Opinion/letters: Crosstalk: It's time for US to get with the metric program. (loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  39. Electronic News, 1999-Jan-04, p.4, Zuckerman,A.; International standards on front burner: Future of ANSI in jeopardy; battle brews.
  40. Electronic Systems Technology and Design, v.38(7), 1999-Jul, p.68, Small,C.H.; Commentary: ‘Metrication' cranks crack me up.
  41. Equinox, v.17(102), 1999-Jan, p.34-39, Schaub,B.; The boss kg: K74 is Canada's ultimate, albeit temperamental, measure of weight, the kilogram that doesn't lie.
  42. Equinox, v.17(102), 1999-Jan, p.38, supplement, Schaub,B.; Weight of the world rests on le grand K (kilogram).
  43. Federal Register, v.64(120), 1999-Jun-23, p.33448, O'Connell,D.M.; Treasury Department, BATF: Net contents statement on wine labels. (withdraw rule)
  44. Federal Register, v.64(121), 1999-Jun-24, p.33751, Jeff,G.; DoT, FHWA: National standards for traffic control devices; metric conversion.
  45. Federal Register, v.64(?), 1999-Jun-30, p.?, Treasury Department, BATF: Net contents statement on wine labels. (metric units)
  46. (London, England) Financial Times, 1999-Dec-30, p.2, Pickard,J.; National News: Jim Pickard Reports: Brussels' metrification ruling pumps up small business costs: Centimetres and litres must replace inches and gallons form January 1, 2000, affecting thousands of retailers.
  47. Fort Collins (CO) Coloradoan, 1999-Jan-24, p.E1, Engley,H.L.; Calendar reform? Ha, think again: That would require political unity, and world's leaders aren't receptive.
  48. (London, England) Financial Times, 1999-Feb-06, p.?, Smith,M.; Ounces, feet and inches get 10-year reprieve. (European Commission)
  49. Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 1999-Aug, p.79, Altstadt,D.R.; Guide to metric system is offered. (USMA book)
  50. Hydrocarbon Processing, v.78(12), 1999-Dec, p.105+, Whetton,C.; Unit processes. (Mars Orbiter spacecraft)
  51. IEEE Spectrum, v.36(2), 1999-Feb, p.17, Self,K.; Technically speaking: Horsing around with power. (6 types of horsepower)
  52. IEEE Spectrum, v.36(4), 1999-Apr, p.12, Forum: Power to the horses! (1999-Feb, p.17)
  53. IEEE Spectrum, v.36(8), 1999-Aug, p.18, Self,K.; Technically speaking: Memory in megabytes and/or mebibytes.
  54. IEEE Spectrum, v.36(11), 1999-Nov, p.6, Dorman,G.; Forum: An objection to mebibytes. (Reply to: 1999-Aug, p.18)
  55. ISO Bulletin, v.30(?), 1999-Jun, p.?, Thor,A.J.; Standardization of prefixes for binary multiples. (IEC 60027-2)
  56. Journal of Chemical Education, v.76(3), 1999-Mar, p.313-314, Williams,K.R.; From past issues: Don't forget the units! (following metric system history in old JCE issues)
  57. Journal of Chemical Education, v.76(5), 1999-May, p.631, Morgan,M.E.; Calculating units with the HP-48G calculator.
  58. Journal of Chemical Education, v.76(9), 1999-Sep, p.1215-1216, Earley,C.W.; A simple demonstration for introducing the metric system to introductory chemistry classes.
  59. Journal of Commerce, 1999-Feb-17, p.10A, Debate continues over the metric system as talks with US inch along. (EU)
  60. Journal of Hypertension, v.17(2), 1999-Feb, p.305-306, Colquitt,P.J.; Correspondence: Will the millimetre of mercury be replaced by the kilopascal?
  61. Lancet, v.354(9173), 1999-Jul-10, p.85, Editorial: A metered way of life. (USMA mentioned)
  62. Lancet. v.354(9180), 1999-Aug-28, p.780, Correspondence: A metered way of life. (response to: 1999-Jul-10 editorial)
  63. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Sep-15, p.H2 (Food section), Green,E.; Opinion: Measure for measure. (pro-metric for recipes) []
  64. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Sep-30, p.?, Metric mixup blamed for loss of Mars (Climate) Orbiter.
  65. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Oct-01, p.A1,A35, Hotz,R.L.; Mars (Climate Orbiter) probe lost due to simple math error. (English vs. metric)
  66. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Oct-03, p.?, Burned up over a detail. (metric vs. inch pound, NASA Mars Climate Orbiter)
  67. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Oct-09, p.?, (Five (5)) Letters to the Times: Lag in metric conversion.
  68. Los Angeles Times, 1999-Oct-18, p.?, Mestel,R.; Health: Who says there's safety in numbers? (English vs. metric) []
  69. Machine Design, v.71(1), 1999-Jan-14, p.22, 26, Rieck,G.; Point and Counterpoint: More on metric. (tolerances, 1998-Nov-05, Kverneland,K.O.)
  70. Metal Center News, 1999-Jun-01, p.5, Zuckerman,A.; Automakers drive demand for metric measures. []
  71. Minneapolis (MN) Star-Tribune, 1999-Oct-06, p.?, Paaso,R.J.; Letters from readers: American feet of clay. (loss of NASA Mars Climate Orbiter)
  72. Mother Jones, v.24(1), 1999-Jan/Feb, p.68-71, Zengerle,J.; Waits and measures. (Metric Program office; Iannelli,G.; McCracken,J.) []
  73. Mother Jones, v.24(2), 1999-Mar/Apr, p.12-13, Letters: Backtalk: Pro-pfundity. (about 1999-Jan/Feb article) (It's a metric world after all.) []
  74. Nature, v.401(6753), 1999-Oct-07, p.517, Reichhardt,R.; News: Washington: NASA reworks its sums after Mars (Climate Orbiter) fiasco.
  75. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, v.36(?), 1999-Jul/Aug, p.2, Get ready for (National) Metric Week, 1999. (USMA newsletter, free flyers) []
  76. New Scientist, v.161(?), 1999-Feb-27, p.?, Smith,R.W.; Letter: Metric mysteries. (includes cartoon) []
  77. New Scientist, v.164(2207), 1999-Oct-09, p.6, Hect,J.; News: Schoolkid blunder brought down Mars probe. (failing to convert units) []
  78. New Scientist, v.164(?), 1999-Oct-23, p.?, Feedback: NASA is understandably embarrassed. []
  79. New Scientist, v.164(?), 1999-Oct-30, p.?, Mosley,I.; Letter: Colonial units. (loss of Mars Climate Orbiter; 1999-Oct-09,p.6) []
  80. New Scientist, v.164(?), 1999-Nov-20,p.15, Rix,J.; Letter: Only convert. (1999-Oct-23) []
  81. New Scientist, v.164(?), 1999-Dec-11, p.?, Whitehead,P.; Letter: Conversion cost. []
  82. New Statesman, v.128(4444), 1999-Jul-12, p.20, Andrew,S.; All alone with feet and inches. (American's attitude toward the metric system)
  83. New Steel, v.15(6), 1999-Jun, p.70, Zuckerman,A.; World of standards and regulations: Bethlehem (Steel Co.)'s move to metrics. []
  84. New York Daily News, 1999-Apr-20, p.?, Fitzgerald,J.; Kids trip up businesses on metric missteps. (Metric Patrol)
  85. NFCG Consumer News (U.K.), no.(196), 1999-Apr/May, p.?, Complete metrication moves ever closer but ever so slowly. [ metrication]
  86. Offshore, v.59(11), 1999-Nov, p.28, McMillin,K.; Forgetting fundamentals reminder to industry.
  87. Packaging World, 1999-Apr, p.42, Reynolds,P.; Packaging for a global marketplace. (new metric package sizes) []
  88. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1999-Jun-28, Every millimeter counts. (New Jersey DoT sticking with metric) []
  89. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1999-Oct-01, p.?, A $327 million mix-up. (loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  90. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1999-Oct-06, p.A26, Berner,B.; Letter: (Reply to: 1999-Oct-01 article, loss of Mars probe)
  91. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1999-Oct-15, p.A21, Strauss,R.; US is still going to lengths to avoid the metric system. (Mars Climate Orbiter disaster) []
  92. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1999-Dec-17, p.?, Beideman,D.; Sports: Panthers girls, boys swimmers both win; Garnet Valley was the victim both times. Strath Haven adjusted well to races in metric distances. []
  93. Physics Teacher, v.37(1), 1999-Jan, p.38-41, Baily,K.; Note: Symbols and units in first-year physics.
  94. Physics Teacher, v.37(1), 1999-Jan, p.57, Calkin,M.G.; Units for automobile fuel consumption. (L/100 km)
  95. Physics Teacher, v.37(8), 1999-Nov, p.507-510, Hillger,D.W.; Metric units and postage stamps.
  96. Physics Teacher, 37(9), 1999-Dec, p.3, (Two (2)) Letters to the editor: It's a wattmeter; Update on physics stamps.
  97. Physics Today, v.52(8,pt.2), 1999-Aug,pt.2, BG11-BG12, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice.
  98. Physics Today, v.52(11), 1999-Nov, p.82-83, Wasiolek,P.T.; Letters: Misused measure units can cause radon scare and spacecraft loss. (loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  99. Purchasing, 1999-Mar-11, p.?, Zuckerman,A.; Buyers should prep for US switch to metric system. []
  100. Quadrant, v.43(1/2), 1999-Jan/Feb, p.119-120, Ryan,P.; Imperial subversion.
  101. Quadrant, v.43(3), 1999-Mar, p.68-70, Padden,T.; Metrication and scientific hubris. (Reply to: 1999-Jan/Feb)
  102. Quadrant, v.43(7/8), 1999-Jul/Aug, p.72-74, Frenkel,R.B.; Metrication and the rest of science. (Reply to: 1999-Mar)
  103. Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, 1999-Mar-01, p.?, Hostetler,A.J.; Measuring up. (USMA mentioned) []
  104. Sacramento (CA) Bee, 1999-Dec-25, p.I1, Yamamura,K.; In US; English measuring system remains the centi-mental favorite. (Antoine,V.)
  105. San Jose (CA) Mercury News, 1999-Oct-01, p.1A, (article on loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  106. San Jose (CA) Mercury News, 1999-Oct-07, p.?, Olson,D.M.; Letters, e-mail, and faxes: (Reply to: 1999-Oct-01 article on loss of Mars Climate Orbiter)
  107. Saturday Night, v.114(2), 1999-Mar, p.22, Grady,W.; The metric system (sort of).
  108. Saturday Record (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada), 1999-Oct-09, p.1-2, Hill,V.; Give me an inch, and I'll take 1.61 km (sometimes).
  109. Science, v.286(5428), 1999-Oct-08, p.207, Kerr,R.A.; Planetary science: More than missing metric doomed (Mars Climate) Orbiter.
  110. Science News, v.156(15), 1999-Oct-09, p.229, Cowen,R.; Math error equals loss of Mars (Climate) Orbiter.
  111. Science Scope, v.22(7), 1999-Apr, p.32-33, Hugick,J.A.; The metric police. (Metric Patrol)
  112. Scranton (PA) Times, 1999-Oct-03, Fordahl,M.; Mars (Climate Orbiter) accident shows metrics don't compute.
  113. Seattle (WA) Times, 1999-Dec-03, p.?, Sugawara,S.; NYSE (NY Stock Exchange) to join world of decimals. []
  114. Seventeen, v.58(8), 1999-Aug, p.158, Heads up: Metric police. (Sweet‘N Low, Metric Patrol)
  115. 73 Amateur Radio Today, no.(462), 1999-Mar, p.23-25, Hillger,D.W.; Anti-metric? You already use it more than you think!
  116. Smithsonian, v.29(11), 1999-Feb, p.48-52, 54-56, 58, Duncan,D.E.; Calendar. (Gregorian and other calendars) []
  117. South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), 1999-Feb-11, p.?, Macklin,S.; Old units reprieved as (European) Commission inches toward metrication.
  118. Supermarketing (U.K.), 1999-Apr-02, p.13, Willock,R.; Supermarkets stick to EU (European Union) deadline for going metric.
  119. Transportation and Distribution, v.40(11), 1999-Nov, p.66, Richardson,H.; First and ten meters? (progress joining the metric world)
  120. Tulsa (OK) World, 1999-Apr-11, p.G6, Averill,D.; The weight debate: Another setback for the metric supporters. (OK DoT)
  121. Tulsa (OK) World, 1999-Apr-29, p.A18, Gettings,J.F,Jr.; Letters: Metric phobia. (Averill,D.; Apr-11)
  122. US News and World Report, v.127(14), 1999-Oct-11, p.63, Petit,C.W.; Science and ideas: Metric-English slip doomed Mars craft.
  123. USA Today, v.18(13), 1999-Oct-01, p.4A, Hoversten,P.; Bad math added up to doomed Mars (Climate Orbiter) craft.
  124. USA Today, v.18(14), 1999-Oct-04, p.18A, Editorial: NASA lost $125 million, but look who's losing billions.
  125. USA Today, v.18(16), 1999-Oct-06, p.18A, (Three (3)) Letters: Mars (Climate Orbiter) mishap is proof USA must go metric; Schools could use money; The metric way.
  126. Visual Media (Canada), v.11(3), 1999-Jan/Feb, p.16, Deux poids, deux mesures (two weights, two measures).
  127. Wall Street Journal, v.140(105) western edition, 1999-Jun-01, p.A1,A6, Auerbach,J.G.; Today, 01-06-99, just could be a first for sensible dating. (ISO date format)
  128. Washington (DC) Post, 1999-Jul-09, p.E1, Skrzycki,C.; The Regulators: A Measured response: Message on a bottle: In US, it's ‘milliliter'. (USMA mentioned)
  129. Washington (DC) Times, 1999-Oct-19, p.?, Isgar,S.; Metric mantra of the 1970s now going all but unheeded. (Young,L.; USMA)

Year 1998 periodical and online articles [100 items]:

  1. Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration News, 1998-Apr-20, p.?, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ARI (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute) to standardize on SI.
  2. American Biology Teacher, v.60(5), 1998-May, p.368, Mecca,C.E.; How-to-do-it: Edible metrics.
  3. American Journal of Physics, v.66(4), 1998-Apr, p.324-331, Zimmerman,N.M.; A primer on electrical units in the Systeme International.
  4. American Journal of Physics, v.66(9), 1998-Sep, p.814-815, Levy-Leblond,J.-M.; Dimensional angles and universal constants. (1997-Jul)
  5. Appliance, v.55(2), 1998-Feb, p.16, Barlas,S.; EU metric-only requirement will take effect in 2000. (policy requiring use of metric system of measurement)
  6. Architectural Record, 1998-Jan. p.151, (1-Step) Metric conversion calculator. (San Diego CA)
  7. ASHRAE Journal, v.40(2), 1998-Feb, p.24, 26, 29, 31, Brenner,W.A.; Forum: Metrication is back, this time to stay. (Construction Metrication Council)
  8. ASHRAE Journal, v.40(10), 1998-Oct, p.10, Industry news: New highway bill drops deadline to require metric system. (Construction Metrication Council)
  9. ASTM Standardization News, v.26(9), 1998-Sep, p.4, National/International update: (The US Metric Association has a Website)
  10. ASTM Standardization News, v.26(9), 1998-Sep, p.5, National/International update: (The International System of Units, kilogram standard, NIST)
  11. ASTM Standardization News, v.26(11), 1998-Nov, p.27, Coppa,C.; Heritage collection: America's standard for metrication: IEEE/ASTM SI-10.
  12. Augusta (GA) Chronicle, 1998-Sep-01, p.O5, Tyrrel,R.E.; Au revoir to le metric system.
  13. Automotive Engineering, v.106(8), 1998-Aug, p.90, Government action: Metric conversion. (Federal Register, May-27, NHTSA)
  14. Automotive Engineering International, v.106(11), 1998-Nov, p.8, Holt,D.J.; Editorial: Metric policy. (metric units first, conventional units in parenthesis)
  15. Automotive Engineering International, v.106(12), 1998-Dec, p.70, Government action: Metrification. (Federal Register, 1998-Sep-24)
  16. Automotive Manufacturing and Production, 1998-Mar, p.?, Applications and developments: (Metric Vendor) List from the US Metric Association.
  17. Baltimore (MD) Sun, 1998-Aug-27, p.?, Stroh,M.; ‘Le Grand K' has a weight problem. []
  18. Baltimore (MD) Sun, 1998-Oct-31, p.?, Miller (Brewing Co.) to sell beer in plastic bottles in 6 markets. (new 20 oz and 1 L sizes) []
  19. Bioscience, v.48(10), 1998-Oct, p.827-835, Salisbury,F.B.; Professional biologist: Standardizing with SI units.
  20. (Boulder CO) Sunday Camera, 1998-Oct-18, p.12F, 11F, Human,K.; Golden Rule: 15 years ago, local researchers redefined the meter. (NIST)
  21. Buildings, v.92(10), 1998-Oct, p.54-? (2-p.), Vangen,C.M.W.; Veterans Affairs Regional Center (Philadelphia PA): High-tech federal facility thinks metric. []
  22. Business and Commercial Aviation, v.82(5), 1998-May, p.35, 38, Lewis,A.; A quarter century of international info. (flying in meters in Russia and China)
  23. Business Week, 1998-Jan-19, p.?, Dwyer,P.; What happened to the decimal system? (The move to stock quotes in dollars and cents is languishing.) []
  24. Chemical Engineering, v.105(1), 1998-Jan, p.10, Meadows,D.; Letters: Metrication debate.
  25. Civil Engineering, v.68(1), 1998-Jan, p.31, Computer Briefs: On the Web: The US Metric Association (USMA) has published a Website that contains information about the status of metric conversion in the US as well as metric usage around the world.
  26. Civil Engineering, v.68(1), 1998-Jan, p.37, Adams,D.C.; Letter: Measurement accuracy. (spelling of ‘meter')
  27. Civil Engineering, v.68(5), 1998-May, p.30, (Two (2)) Letters: Metric debate. (Editor's note: ASCE is making every effort to convert to SI units in all its publications.)
  28. Civil Engineering, v.68(8), 1998-Aug, p.33, (Three (3)) Letters: Meter of discontent.
  29. Civil Engineering, v.68(10), 1998-Oct, p.7-8, Glardon,T.; Letter: Adapt or step aside.
  30. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 1998-Sep-28, p.?, Landers,J.; Global standards pressing the case for US to move to metric system.
  31. Design News, v.53(4), 1998-Feb-16, p.28, Standards update: Internet becoming handy tool for following standards.
  32. Design News, v.53(5), 1998-Mar-03, p.12, Payne,M.; Letter: Buy metric.
  33. Design News, v.53(8), 1998-Apr-20, p.9, 14, Letters: An eager competitor; (and) 'No' to metric conversion; (and) More metric musings. (Replies to Mar-03 letter.)
  34. Design News, v.53(11), 1998-Jun-08, p.14, Pugliese,J.; Forehand,J.C.R.; Letters: ‘Inching' closer to metric.
  35. Design News, v.53(12), 1998-Jun-22, p.15, Schweda,S.M.; Letter: Metric made easier. (Reply to: Apr-20 letter)
  36. Design News, v.53(13), 1998-Jul-06, p.19, Chaplenko,G.; Letter: Weighs in on metric debate.
  37. Design News, v.53(14), 1998-Jul-20, p.19, Hillger,D.W. (and two others), Letters: Metric not costly; (and) Designing in metric easy; (and) Metric safety concerns.
  38. Design News, v.53(16), 1998-Aug-17, p.18-19, Darner,R.; Smith,H.; Letters: Metric debate goes on. (Replies to Jun-08 letter; Forehand,J.C.R.)
  39. Design News, v.53(17), 1998-Sep-07, p.14, Hatch,G.P.; Letter: A measure of metric. (Reply to: Jun-08 letter; Forehand,J.C.R.)
  40. Design News, v.53(18), 1998-Sep-21, p.18, Najman,L.; Letter: No ‘French Resistance' with the metric system. (Reply to: Jun-08 letter; Forehand,J.C.R.)
  41. Design News, v.53(19), 1998-Oct-05, p.15, Vernon,S.R.; Letter: Debates, yes; emotions, no. (1998-Apr-20, 1998-Jun-22)
  42. Doors and Hardware, v.62(9), 1998-Sep, 28-? (4-p.), Changes in construction metrication. (Construction Metrication newsletter)
  43. Electroindustry, 1998-Nov, 2-p., US industry still battling Europe's metric-only directive. []
  44. Electronic Engineering Times, no.(1019), 1998-Aug-03, p.50, Forhand,J.C.; Editorial: The metric system's problems and how to solve them.
  45. Electronic Engineering Times, no.(1022), 1998-Aug-24, p.60, Stempnik,L.; Letter to the editor: Metric-system issues: They're features, not problems (1998-Aug-03)
  46. Engineering Contacts (MN Society of Professional Engineers), v.34(9), 1998-?, p.9-11 and cover; Cover Story: Metric? English? Engineers have no shortage of opinions.
  47. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.240(15), 1998-Apr-13, p.34, (1-Step) Metric conversion calculator.
  48. Engineering Times, 1998-May, p.?, Some of the most often asked questions about metrication.
  49. Engineering Times, 1998-Jun, p.?, California (Orange) County government makes advances in metrication.
  50. Engineering Times, 1998-Jun, p.?, Service, dedication of federal agencies impact US metrication challenges.
  51. Engineering Times, 1998-Jul, p.?, New metric publications issued by NIST. (Metric Program)
  52. (Eugene OR) Register-Guard, 1998-Jan-12, p.1C-2C, Mortenson,E.; Schools closing the metric gap. (and) US dragging its feet toward metric system.
  53. Federal Register, v.63(94), 1998-May-15, p.27017-27019, Magaw,J.W.; Simpso,J.P.; Department of Treasury, BATF: Net contents statement on wine labels. (notice of proposed rulemaking)
  54. Federal Register, v.63(101), 1998-May-27, p.28912-28922, Martinez,R.; DoT, NHTSA: Federal motor vehicle safety standards; metric conversion of tire standards.
  55. Federal Register, v.63(101), 1998-May-27, p.28922-28957, Martinez,R.; DoT, NHTSA: Federal motor vehicle safety standards; metric conversion.
  56. Federal Register, v.63(133), 1998-Jul-13, p.37500-37506, Coyner,K.S.; Department of Transportation, RSPA: Metric equivalents. (pipeline safety regulations)
  57. Federal Register, v.63(144), 1998-Jul-28, p.40333-40340, Hebner,R.E.; Department of Commerce, NIST: Metric system of measurement: Interpretation of the International System of Units for the US; Notice.
  58. Federal Register, v.63(181), 1998-Sep-18, p.49883, Magaw,J.W.; Treasury Department, BATF: Net contents statement on wine labels. (proposed rule)
  59. Federal Register, v.63(185), 1998-Sep-24, p.50995-51004, Shelton,L.R.; DoT, NHTSA: Federal motor vehicle safety standards; metric conversion.
  60. Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 1998-Mar, p.106, News and Events: 1998 (5th) edition of (USMA) Metric Vendor (List) book available.
  61. Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 1998-Oct, p.90+, News and Events: Metric-only directive yet to be delayed. (NEMA opposes)
  62. Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 1998-Nov, p.94, Heney,P.J.; Web wire: (USMA Website)
  63. IEEE Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, 1998, p.54-55, Tuninsky,V.S.; Independent units, transformations and modifications of SI.
  64. Industrial Distribution, v.87(3), 1998-Mar, p.F18-F19, Mills,P.; Cutting metric deals. (metric fastener use has stepped up) []
  65. InTech, v.45(8), 1998-Aug, p.64-66, Holladay,K.; InTech tutorial: Measurement: Wrestling with the mother of all non-standards.
  66. (Jackson County, Independence MO) Examiner News, 1998-Aug-19, p.?, Hite,R.; How do you measure a road? (Missouri DoT) []
  67. Journal of Chemical Education, v.75(3), 1998-Mar, p.250, From past issues: The more things change: Volume 1, Number 3. (1924, teachers encouraged to adopt the metric system)
  68. Journal of Chemical Education, v.75(5), 1998-May, p.607-609, White,M.A.; Quantity calculus: Unambiguous designation of units in graphs and tables.
  69. Journal of Chemical Education, v.75(12), 1998-Dec, p.1646-1647, Rudman,R.; Temperature scale conversion as a linear equation: True unit conversion vs. zero-offset correction.
  70. Journal of Government Information, v.25(5), 1998-Sep/Oct, p.419-438, Smith,J.C.; A history of metrication in the United States: selected bibliography.
  71. Journal of Hypertension, v.16(3), 1998-Mar, p.259-261, Will the millimetre of mercury be replaced by the kilopascal?
  72. (London, England) Financial Times, 1998-Jun-?, p.?, Smith,M.; Inches and ounces in the balance. (Will the EU continue to allow dual-labeling of products?)
  73. Machine Design, 1998-Nov-05, p.126, 128, 139, Kverneland,K.O.; How ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards cut manufacturing costs. (metric standards, preferred sizes)
  74. Manufacturing Engineering, 1998-Feb, p.30, News Desk: Speak metric! (2000 Jan 01 EU metric deadline, NIST)
  75. Manufacturing Engineering, 1998-Mar, p.42, News Desk: Sell metric. (USMA Metric Vendor List book)
  76. Mathematical Intelligencer, v.20(2), 1998-spring, p.62-79, Wimp,J.; Reviews: The case against decimalization. (Aiken,A.C.)
  77. New Scientist, v.159(2143), 1998-Jul-18, p.21, Vergano,D.; Electric kilo[gram). (new standard of mass)
  78. Packaging World, 1998-Jun, p.53, Metric-only labeling delayed. []
  79. Physics Today, v.51(8,pt.2), 1998-Aug, part-2, p.BG7-BG11, Cohen,E.R.; Taylor,B.N.; The fundamental physical constants.
  80. Physics Today, v.51(8,pt.2), 1998-Aug, part-2, p.BG13-BG14, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice.
  81. Physics Today, v.51(8,pt.2), 1998-Aug, part-2, p.BG15-BG17, Kind,D.; Quinn,T.; Metrology: quo vadis?
  82. Plant Engineering, v.52(?), 1998-May-31, p.105, Mounted bearings meet metric standards. (Metric-Skwez)
  83. Plant Engineering, v.52(?), 1998-Jun-30, p.138, O'Neil,L.; Metric, metric, and more metric. (
  84. Power Transmisison (PT) Design, 1998-Mar, p.10, Darner,R.G.; Letter: Conversion confusion. (standardized 25.4-mm inch)
  85. Public Roads, v.62(2), 1998-Sep/Oct, p.1, Studzinski,K.; Editor's Notes: Change is good! (metric conversion status; Ballis,J.)
  86. Public Roads, v.62(2), 1998-Sep/Oct, p.2-4, Ballis,J.; The metric conversion status for the highway program.
  87. Quality Management, no.(2108), 1998-Apr-25, p.1-4, Quality through international standards: training needed to overcome metric illiteracy. (SI Jakuba Associates, West Hartford CT)
  88. Quality Management, no.(2120), 1998-Oct-25, p.5-6, 8, Jakuba,S.R.; Prefixes and the calculator. (changeover to metric in American manufacturing)
  89. Rocky Mountain Collegian, 1998-Feb-05, p.?, Sheddy,J.; USA doesn't measure up.
  90. Rubber and Plastics News II, v.19(20), 1998-Jul-06, p.6, Moore,M.; Metric ruling may cause tire marking woes. (truck tires)
  91. St. Petersburg (FL) Times, 1998-May-04, p.?, Ralph,J.W.; (American science students in an international comparison, lack of knowledge of the metric system)
  92. Science News, v.154(13), 1998-Sep-26, p.199, Weiss,P.; A step closer to an atomic-based kilogram? (NIST)
  93. Seattle (WA) Times, 1998-Oct-06, p.?, Stroh,M.; A weighty problem that's difficult to measure. (Le Grand K, official kilogram) []
  94. Science, v.280(5365), 1998-May-08, p.823-824, Kestenbaum,D.; Recipe for a kilogram. (An absolute standard for the kilogram, the one fundamental unit still tied to an artifact.)
  95. Science Teacher, 1998-Apr, p.?, Get metric. (USMA has a series of fliers, available free to educators)
  96. Scranton (PA) Times, 1998-Aug-02, p.?, Barry,D.; Column: High Standards force him to report your obesity. (Body Mass Index, body mass in kilograms divided by height in meters squared)
  97. (Sioux Falls SD) Argus Leader, 1998-Jan-04, p.1A, 3A, Steen,J.; Conversion to metric system won't end without fight.
  98. Textile World, v.148(4), 1998-Apr, p.18, Morrissey,J.A.; Washington Outlook: Metric only labeling draws concern.
  99. (London, England) Times Education Supplement, no.(4301), 1998-Dec-04, Friday magazine, p.31, Cosgrove,J.; Talkback: Measures of imperialism. (still using Imperial system in everyday life)
  100. Wall Street Journal, 1998-May-08, p.B10, Ip,G.; Decimal trades are the subject of GAO report. (2000-Sep)

Year 1997 periodical and online articles [114 items]:

  1. Aberdeen Group, 1997-Mar-07, 1-p., Concrete mix: metric rules of thumb. []
  2. Aberdeen Group, 1997-Mar-08, 6-p., Metrication for ready mix producers. []
  3. (Aberdeen's) Concrete Construction, v.42(6), 1997-Jun, p.519-520, 523-524, Gustafson,D.P.; The impact of (soft) metric rebar conversion.
  4. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) Koldfax, 1997-Dec, p.9, Mackay,D.; Metric-only labeling becoming mandatory in Europe. (and) The EC (European Council) requirement for SI units. []
  5. American Enterprise, v.8(2), 1997-Mar/Apr, p.66-? (2-p.), Steyn,M.; Americans: The last traditionalists. (metric system, decimal currency)
  6. American Journal of Physics, v.65(7), 1997-Jul, p.605-614, Brownstein,K.R.; Angles: let's treat them squarely. (self-consistent treatment of angular dimensions and units)
  7. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Journal, v.89(6), 1997-Jun, p.4, Bendix,G.G.; Letters: (AWWA) Journal cited for metric misdemeanors. (significant digits)
  8. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Journal, v.89(8), 1997-Aug, p.4, Letters: Metric mystery multiplies. (1997-Jun)
  9. American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) Journal, v.210(5), 1997-Mar-01, p.609, Crawford,C.; Barker,J.B.; Letter: Having trouble with the metric system. (degrees Celsius)
  10. American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) Journal, v.210(9), 1997-May-01, p.1264, Brooks,S.W.; Letter: In favor of the metric system. (1997-Mar-01, p.609)
  11. American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) Journal, v.210(12), 1997-Jun-15, p.1726, Koppinen,J.; Letter: Don't give up on the metric system. (imperial measurements after SI)
  12. ASTM Standardization News, v.25(8), 1997-Aug, p.10-11, Lewis,O.K.; Long standing metric standard withdrawn; replacement developed by IEEE and ASTM. (SI-10-1997)
  13. ASTM Standardization News, v.25(9), 1997-Sep, p.5, Beginning January 1, 2000, all products sold in the European Union (EU) and its associated countries must be specified and labeled only in metric.
  14. ASTM Standardization News, v.25(11), 1997-Nov, p.7, The 1997 Metric Vendor List has been published by the Metric Association (USMA).
  15. ASTM Standardization News, v.25(11), 1997-Nov, p.34-35, Gorman,M.; Society News: A measure for measure. (measurement standards, E-43 Committee)
  16. Automotive Engineering, v.105(3), 1997-Mar, p.30-31, Champagne,R.; Global viewpoints: Driving on the left. (68 out of 194 countries)
  17. Barron's, v.77(11), 1997-Mar-17, p.10, Zipser,A.; Review: Last week: Inch by centimeter. (move to a decimal-based trading system)
  18. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v.78(2), 1997-Feb, p.279-280, Hillger,D.W.; Shackley,F.; Antoine.V.; Necrologies: Louis F. Sokol, 1914-1996.
  19. Carpet and Floorcoverings Review (U.K.), 1997-May-09, p.6, Metrication still causing problems.
  20. Chemical and Engineering News, v.75(7), 1997-Feb-17, p.72; Reese,K.M.; Newscripts: Guacamole and Avocado's law stimulate two responses. (itty bitty teeny weeny prefixes)
  21. Chemical Engineering, v.104(3), 1997-March, p.5, Silverberg,P.; Editor's page: US metrication: the time is now! []
  22. Chemical Engineering, v.104(3), 1997-March, p.43, Silverberg,P.; Newsfront: Inching toward the metric system.
  23. Chemical Engineering, v.104(5), 1997-May, p.10, 12, 14, 16, Letters: US metrication: pros and cons. (1997-March, p.5) []
  24. Chemical Engineering, v.104(7), 1997-Jul, p.8, Saxon,J.; Letters: Metric redux. (1997-Mar, p.5)
  25. Chemical Engineering, v.104(8), 1997-Aug, p.?, Letters: More on metrication. (1997-Mar, p.5; 1997-May, p.12, 14) []
  26. Chemical Engineering, v.104(9), 1997-Sep, p.8, Myers,W.P.; Letters: Metric mishmash. (1997-Jul, p.8)
  27. Chemical Engineering, v.104(10), 1997-Oct, p.8, Brana-Asia,P.; Letter: Metrication: giving a bit. (1997-May, p.14) []
  28. Christchurch (New Zealand) Press, 1997-Feb-22, p.?, Give an inch and they'll take a mile. []
  29. Civil Engineering, v.67(2), 1997-Feb, p.32, Pease,K.; Letter: Making a metric investment.
  30. Civil Engineering, v.67(3), 1997-Mar, p.32, Hughes,J.P.; Letter: Metric rebar revisions defeat purpose.
  31. Civil Engineering, v.67(8), 1997-Aug, p.32, Fralinger,A.A.; Letter: The conversion factor. (1997-Apr)
  32. Civil Engineering, v.67(10), 1997-Oct, p.36, 38, Day,N.; Letter: Conversions don't add up. (1997-Aug)
  33. Civil Engineering, v.67(12), 1997-Dec, p.36, Blumert,S.; Letter: Metric confusion. (1997-Aug)
  34. Concrete International, v.19(12), 1997-Dec, p.54-55, Snell,L.M.; Metric transition.
  35. Concrete Products, v.100(10), 1997-Oct, p.10, News and Developments: Metric engineering data report now available. (CRSI)
  36. Congressional Record, v.143(63), 1997-May-14, p.H2650, Duncan,Mr.; Why STEP 21 and ISTEA is good for America.
  37. Cost Engineering, v.39(8), 1997-Aug, p.18-23, Metric resources: Directory of guides to working with metric measurements, for the construction trades. (Metric in Construction, 1993-Mar/Apr)
  38. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 1997-Mar-17, p.12A, Editorial: Going metric: trading pounds for kilograms makes sense.
  39. Dallas (TX) Morning News, 1997-Nov-24, p.1D,?D, Edwards,J.; Metric deadline inches up; Metric labeling drawing measure of protest.
  40. Denver (CO) Post, 1997-Sep-01, p.8B, Searles,D.M.; Fans stock up as cider mill closes. (Metric-system rule the last straw.)
  41. Design News, v.52(19), 1997-Oct-06, p.247, Metric system products. (USMA Metric Vendor List book)
  42. Doors and Hardware, v.61(10), 1997-Oct, p.51-? (2-p.), Metric News: The end of the beginning. (construction metrics)
  43. Economist, v.343(8020), 1997-Jun-07, p.77, Those dammed dots (decimal securities pricing)
  44. Economist, v.344(8030), 1997-Aug-16, p.61-63, Science and Technology: Build a better kilogram. (new standard of measurement)
  45. Editors Only: The Newsletter for Editorial Achievement, v.15(2), 1997-Feb, p.1, 6-7, Jakuba,S.I.; Going metric?
  46. Electrical Construction and Maintenance, v.96(3), 1997-Mar, p.54, 56, Cowern,E.H.; How to replace base-mounted metric motors; part-1.
  47. Electrical Construction and Maintenance, v.96(7), 1997-Jul, p.40, 43, 45, Cowern,E.H.; How to change-out flange-mount metric motors. (IEC, NEMA)
  48. Electrotechnology (UK), v.8(2), 1997-Apr/May, p.23-25, Grant,G.M.; SI units for current technology. (Great Britain)
  49. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.238(23), 1997-Jun-09, p.61, (1-Step) Metric conversion calculator. (Sekaps Instruments Inc.)
  50. Engineering Times, 1997-Aug, p.?, CRSI (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute) developing metric aids for project team members.
  51. Engineering Times, 1997-Aug, p.?, Brenner,B.; Overcoming obstacles of construction in metric not the formidable task many once thought.
  52. Engineering World (Australia), 1997-Aug/Sep, p.?, Silverberg,P.; Inching towards the metric system. (reprint from Chemical Engineering) []
  53. Federal Register, v.62(7), 1997-Jan-10, p.1423-1424, Marshall,L.F.; FCC: Metric conversion of tariff publications and supporting information.
  54. Federal Register, v.62(34), 1997-Feb-20, p.7833-7853, Castelli,B.T.; DOE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Energy conservation program for consumer products. (metric units)
  55. Federal Register, v.62(42), 1997-Mar-04, p.9825-9870, Schulz,W.B.; Department of Hearth and Human Services, FDA: Food labeling; Net Quantity of Contents; Compliance; Proposed Rule. (metric units)
  56. Federal Register, v.62(47), 1997-Mar-11, p.11250-11251, Williams,V.A.; DoT, Research and Special Programs: Toward a Metric America: A Dialogue Open to the Public; Request for Comments. (metricating pipeline safety regulations)
  57. Federal Register, v.62(62), 1997-Apr-01, p.15392-15398, Garvey,J.; DoT, FHWA: Design strategy for highways; geometric design of highways and streets. (metric values)
  58. Federal Register, v.62(76), 1997-Apr-21, p.19253-19296, Shelton,L.R.; DoT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Federal (NHTSA) motor vehicle safety standards; metric conversion.
  59. Federal Register, v.62(133), 1997-Jul-11, p.37150-37153, Garvey,J.F.; DoT, FHWA: Commercial Driver's License Program. (metric ammendments)
  60. Federal Register, v.62(248), 1997-Dec-29, p.67602-67608, Felder,R.B.; DoT, Research and Special Programs Admininstration: Metric equivalents. (pipeline safety regulations)
  61. Field and Stream, v.102(1), 1997-May, p.54-55, Atwill,L.; What's up (and down) at the USGS: Metric maps, combined with UTM grid, are the best thing in the woods.
  62. Getting Results (American Management Association), v.42(1), 1997-Jan, p.7, Jakuba,S.I.; Operational Success: Metrics and the manager.
  63. Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1997-Feb-18, p.?, Gammell,E.; Letter: Metric equivalents. (1997-Feb-12)
  64. Guyana Chronicle, 1997-Jun-06, p.?, Esseboom,T.; Guyana re-launches metricaiton process. []
  65. Hartford (CT) Courant, 1997-Nov-17, p.2, Reitz,S.; Overview: Time to measure up, metrically, of course.
  66. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1997-Jan-05, p.?, Burns,R.E.; Letter: More problems with English measurements. (1996-Dec-12)
  67. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1997-Mar-14, p.?, Fromson,B.D.; Doing decimal: Legislation to propose change in stock price quotes.
  68. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1997-Nov-27, p.?, Ekinger,?.?.; Retreat from the metric. (metric distance markers on state's roads)
  69. Jerusalem Post, 1997-May-28, Editorial: Overprotective standards. ("...the US is wrong to doggedly stick with its non-metric system...") []
  70. Journal of Chemical Education, v.74(10), 1997-Oct, p.1199, Dutta Roy,S.C., et al; Celsius to Fahrenheit and vise versa: quick, exact, and neat.
  71. Journal of Commerce, v.413(29032), 1997-Aug-08, p.1A, 5A, Green,P.L.; Meter's running out on EU (European Union) label law.
  72. Kansas City (MO) Star, 1997-Oct-11, p.E2, re: National Metric Week. (US Metric Association; Paussa,E.)
  73. Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, 1997-Jan-15, p.2AA, Parker,R.; Engineer (Milan Rezabek) helps Nevada convert to metric system.
  74. (London, England) Sunday Telegraph, 1997-Dec-21, p.?, Booker,C.; Christopher Booker's Notebook: Most ‘fail to get the measure of metric'.
  75. Los Angeles Times, 1997-Jan-10, p.B8, Young,L.; Letter: Teaching students the metric system.
  76. Los Angeles Times, 1997-Oct-12, p.A3,A33, Grad,S.; Orange County leaps into metric on January 1.
  77. Machine Design, v.69(17), 1997-Sep-11, p.37, Fractions must go, says metric advocate. (Southco, Inc.; Concordville PA)
  78. Manufacturers' Mart, 1997-Dec, p.?, Jakuba,S.; Manufacturing in metric; Are we ready?
  79. Manufacturing Engineering, 1997-Oct, p.30, News Desk: More on metrics. (Metric Engineering Technical Support)
  80. Metrologia, v.34(1), 1997-no.1, p.49-59, DeBievre,P.; Reliability of values of molar mass, the factor that relates measurements expressed in two SI base units. (mass and amount of substance)
  81. Metrologia, v.34(1), 1997-no.1, p.67-75, DeBievre,P.; Taylor,P.D.P.; Traceability to the SI of amount-of-substance measurements; from ignoring to realizing, a chemist's view. (SI unit, the mole)
  82. Military Engineer, 1997-Dec, p.18, All around us: NESC (National Electrical Safety Code) metrication. (and) More metric resources. (USMA)
  83. Montgomery (AL) Advertiser, 1997-Apr-02, p.6A, Brown,W.B.; Department of Transportation inches toward metric system.
  84. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, v.34(1), 1997-Jul/Aug, p.1, 8, US fourth graders score well in math, science study. (below average in measurement, estimation, and number sense. The challenge of learning two systems of measurement might be causing problems for US students.) [See pages 2 and 3 of:]
  85. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) News Bulletin, v.34(2), 1997-Sep, p.1, 6, A measure of success: celebrate (National) Metric Week. []
  86. National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) (Government Division) Newsletter, v.13(1), 1996-Dec/1997-Jan, p.?, Rutherford,T.R.; Metrication payoff is an absolute, but the costs and benefits vary for many.
  87. Nature, v.385(6615), 1997-Jan-30, p.384, Miller,J.B.; Correspondence: Unitary construction. (SI unit names)
  88. New Technology Week, v.11(42), 1997-Oct-27, p.1, 4, Jacobson,K.; EU (European Union) metric-only directive causes trans-Atlantic stir.
  89. New Technology Week, v.11(?), 1997-Nov-03, p.12, Jacobson,K.; EU (European Union) firms form coalition against metric-only rule.
  90. New York Magazine, v.29(?), 1997-Jun-17, p.13, Maintaining standards. (Science be dammed; Americans are set in their weighs.)
  91. Nuclear News, 1997-Nov, p.90, Metric conversions. (6-page pumps/fluids booklet, Hydraulic Institute)
  92. Oklahoma Daily (University of Oklahoma, Norman), 1997-Jan-07, p.?, McConnell,C.; The metric underground needs you. []
  93. Orange County (CA) Register, 1997-Oct-16, p.?, Dillow,G.; Inch by inch, metric system arriving in O.C. (Orange County).
  94. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1997-Mar-12, p.?, Drawing a line on beer glasses in (Great) Britain.
  95. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1997-Apr-27, p.D1,D7, Howell,A.; New campaign aims at winning converts to metrics. (Department of Commerce Metric Program)
  96. Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, 1997-Sep-21, p.MC01, Bishop,T.; Officials designing plans for metric conversion area road projects are using the system now to meet a looming US mandate.
  97. Physics Today, v.50(8, part 2), 1997-Aug, part 2, p.BG7-BG11, Cohen,E.R.; Taylor,B.N.; The fundamental physical constants.
  98. Physics Today, v.50(8, part 2), 1997-Aug, part 2, p.BG13-BG14, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice.
  99. PM (Plumbing and Mechanical) Engineer, v.3(3), 1997-Apr, p.49-51, Young,R.; Are we ever going metric? Engineers are inching their way toward adopting SI.
  100. Popular Science, v.251(6), 1997-Dec, p.115-116, Wessner,C.; Ask Popular Science: The Celsius scale is easy to understand. Why was the Fahrenheit scale developed and why do we still use it?
  101. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (U.K.), v.100(1191), 1997-Jun, p.16, Cronin,P.; Letters: Why not go metric in cooling industry?
  102. School Science and Mathematics, v.97(4), 1997-Apr, p.216-218, Oliver,J.S.; Nichols,B.K.; Early days: The decadence of the vulgar fraction. (metric system)
  103. Science Activities, v.33(?), 1997-winter, p.29-31, Lippincot,K.; A recipe for success. (converting cooking recipes from English to metric measure)
  104. Science and Children, v.35(2), 1997-Oct, p.27-31, Sherman,H.J.; Sizing up the metric system: Connect science and mathematics through measurement.
  105. Science Education News, 1997-Nov/Dec, p.?, Metric basics available. (free USMA fliers)
  106. Tooling and Production, v.63(?), 1997-Dec, p.12, Rose,S.; T&P Shop Talk: Going metric: inch by inch. (three helpful conversions)
  107. Transportation and Distributtion, v.38(?), 1997-Aug, p.95-98, Morton,R.; Moving to metric has a software solution. (cubic meters to cubic feet; Leslie,S.)
  108. Transportation Research Record, no.(1606), 1997, p.149-155, Buchannan,R.W.; Chang,K.Y.; Developing public awareness and acceptance of metrication: preliminary analysis.
  109. Wall Street Journal, 1997-?, p.?, Boitano,M.M.; Standards become an issue in US-Japan paper trade. (A4-size paper)
  110. Washington (DC) Post, v.120(72), 1997-Feb-15, p.Extra 2, 11, Shear,M.D.; (Prince William) County inches towards metric conversion in building industry.
  111. Washington (DC) Post, v.120(98), 1997-Mar-13, p.E1,E3, Fromson,B.D.; Fighting the status quote; A bill to trade stock eights for tenths.
  112. Washington (DC) Post, v.120(?), 1997-Apr-27, p.H1, Fromson,B.D.; Looking for a common denominator. (dollar-and-cent stock quotes)
  113. Washington (DC) Post, v.120(?), 1997-May-07, p.A20, Editorial: Pieces of eight.
  114. Washington (DC) Post, v.120(?), 1997-Jun-09, p.A18, Editorial: Victory for common cents.

Year 1996 periodical and online articles [136 items]:

  1. (Aberdeen's) Concrete Construction, v.41(12), 1996-Dec, p.931, 933, Holland,T.C.; Nmai,C.; Practical metrication in the concrete industry. (Concrete International, 1996-Nov)
  2. Allentown (PA) Morning Call, 1996-Dec-23, p.?, Marcovitz,H.; Metrication no overnight success. (Iannelli,G.; US Metric Program)
  3. American Metal Market, v.104(181), 1996-Sep-18, p.12, Petry,C.C.; Rebar makers get some metric relief. (SMA and CRSI successfully lobby DoC and DoT to institute metric measurements for reinforcing steel bar)
  4. AOPA (Airline Owners and Pilots Association) Pilot, v.39(3), 1996-March, p.?, Haines,T.; Waypoints: All about the change. (TAFs and METARs)
  5. AOPA (Airline Owners and Pilots Association) Pilot, v.39(5), 1996-May, p.26-27, Norton,R.D.; Sear,O.; Letters: Changing the standard. (TAFs and METARs)
  6. American Enterprise, v.7(6), 1996-Nov/Dec, p.87, Kaufman,B.; Flashback: No litering.
  7. Asheville (NC) Times-Citizen, 1996-Oct-10, p.?, Metric system slowly creeping into American life. (same AP story also in Portland (OR) Oregonian)
  8. ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, v.2(2), 1996-Jun, p.46-48, Metric construction issues: dimensional coordination and preferred numbers for building construction.
  9. ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering, v.122(2), 1996-Apr, p.69-72, Kaw,A.K.; Daniels,M.; Should conversion to SI system continue to be debated?
  10. ASCE News, v.21(4), 1996-Apr, p.6, Metrication News: National Metric Conference. (and) Metrication information online.
  11. ASCE News, v.21(6), 1996-Jun, p.10, Metrication News: New metric guide stresses "preferred numbers" to aid in building construction.
  12. ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, v.1(2), 1996-May, p.62-63, Lehman,C.J.; Structural design forum: Metrication in structural steel.
  13. ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, v.1(3), 1996-Aug, p.62, Lehman,C.J.; Structural design forum: The modern metric system. (Federal initiatives)
  14. ASME News, v.15(16), 1996-Sep, p.2, Jakuba,S.; Perspective: Language of measurement should be universal.
  15. ASTM Standardization News, v.24(3), 1996-Mar, p.6, Update national: The Department of Commerce's Metric Program is planning six regional town meetings and workshops...
  16. ASTM Standardization News, v.24(6), 1996-Jun, p.6, Update national: The World Standards Day paper competitions, sponsored in conjunction...
  17. ASTM Standardization News, v.24(12), 1996-Dec, p.35, Obituaries: Louis Sokol, 82.
  18. Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate, 1996-Sep-12, p.?, Official inches metric use forward. (Iannelli,G.)
  19. Boston (MA) Globe, 1996-Jun-07, p.?, Editorial: Metrication.
  20. Boston (MA) Herald, 1996-Oct-10, p.A1, Teitell.B.; Liter by liter, US inches metric system into our lives.
  21. Building Design and Construction, v.37(3), 1996-Mar, p.14, Feds push on with metric measures. (federal construction agencies)
  22. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v.77(2), 1996-Feb, p.370, 372, News and Notes: Report discusses use of units in atmospheric chemistry.
  23. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v.77(5), 1996-May, p.1021-1022, News and Notes: Agencies to implement new (metric) codes for...surface weather observations.
  24. Civil Engineering, v.66(1), 1996-Jan, p.30-32, Letters: The metric system as viewed by Napoleon. (and) For public works, metrication is a luxury.
  25. Civil Engineering, v.66(2), 1996-Feb, p.28, 31-32, Letters: A proponent of choice. (and) Since when is 5% slight?
  26. Civil Engineering, v.66(3), 1996-Mar, p.31, Letter: Chemical engineer joins metric debate.
  27. Civil Engineering, v.66(4), 1996-Apr, p.38, Letter: Fear of metric.
  28. Civil Engineering, v.66(6), 1996-Jun, p.26, Kappeyne,M.; Letter: A geologist discovers ASCE dinosaurs. (refusing to see the benefits of joining the rest of the world in adopting US metrication)
  29. Civil Engineering, v.66(9), 1996-Sep, p.38, Gubry,E.; Letter: An English units plea.
  30. Concrete International, v.18(11), 1996-Nov, p.49-50, Holland,T.C.; Nmai,C.; Practical metrication in the concrete industry. (Concrete Construction, 1996-Dec)
  31. Congressional Record, v.142(39), 1996-Mar-20, p.S2418-S2419, Federal construction metrication: a year end report.
  32. Congressional Record, v.142(43), 1996-Mar-26, p.H2866, HR3164, A bill to exempt defense nuclear facilities from the Metric System Conversion Act of 1975.
  33. Congressional Record, v.142(109), 1996-Jul-23, p.H8111-H8116, Morella,C.; Savings in Construction Act of 1996. (H.R.2779)
  34. Congressional Record, v.142(137), 1996-Sep-28, p.S11704-S11707, Implementation of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975.
  35. Congressional Record, v.142(137), 1996-Sep-28, p.H11599-H11602, Savings in Construction Act of 1996. (H.R.4233)
  36. Congressional Record, v.142(137), 1996-Sep-28, p.H12032-H12033, Concurring in Senate amendment to H.R.2799, Savings in Construction Act of 1996. (H.R.4233)
  37. Congressional Record, v.142(138), 1996-Sep-30, p.S11944, Pell,C.; The Savings in Construction Act of 1996.
  38. Congressional Record, v.142(143), 1996-Oct-21, p.S12423, Pell,C.; Metric conversion.
  39. Cost Engineering, v.38(8), 1996-Aug, p.14-16, Feature article: Smart metric. (Metric in Construction newsletter)
  40. Cutting Tool Engineering, v.48(1), 1996-Feb, p.24, 27-29, 31-32, Dunlap,C.; Drills inch toward metric.
  41. Cutting Tool Engineering, v.48(5), 1996-Aug, p.36, 39-40, 42, Emond,J.; The good, the bad, and the retapped. (metric threads)
  42. (The) Daily Camera (Boulder CO), 1996-Apr-27, p.5B, Sokol,L.F.; Letter: Use of metric units in newspaper.
  43. Design News, v.51(1), 1996-Jan-08, p.24, Nickel,D.; Fluid power tip: Are you able to speak metric?
  44. Design News, v.51(12), 1996-Jun-24, p.22, Washington Beat: Federal agencies' metric policy too hard for some to swallow. []
  45. Detroit (MI) News, 1996-Jun-26, p.?, Soltes,F.; Measurement: metrics have crept up on us, centimeter by centimeter. []
  46. Detroit (MI) News, 1996-Oct-10, p.?, Associated Press: US inching along to metric change. []
  47. Doors and Hardware, v.60(6), 1996-Jun, p.11-? (3-p.), Joining the metric team. (metric construction, pulling together into teams
  48. Doors and Hardware, v.60(11), 1996-Nov, p.37-? (3-p.), Metric news: Learning from previous projects. (metric construction projects)
  49. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.236(18), 1996-May-06, p.19, Transportation: Metrication moves forward. (AASHTO)
  50. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.236(21), 1996-May-27, p.7, Inhniowski,T.; Metric bills seek ‘soft' conversion standards. (Repr. Christopher Cox, California)
  51. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.237(6), 1996-Aug-05, p.5, Washington Observer: Metric: House passes bill allowing soft conversion.
  52. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.237(8), 1996-Aug-19, p.7, Brenner,W.A.; Letter: More on metric.
  53. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.237(8), 1996-Aug-19, p.9, Winston,S.; Metric: Conversion OK, but not for all.
  54. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.237(12), 1996-Sep-16, p.7, editor, Update: No metric mystery. (ENR policy is to write about a project in the same units of measure the construction team is using to build it.)
  55. Engineering News Record (ENR), v.237(15), 1996-Oct-07, p.137, Reezabek,M.J.; Viewpoint: Don't backtrack: Shift to metric can't be halted.
  56. Engineering Times, 1996-Jul, p.?, Metric heading out to the highway this fall.
  57. Escape, 1996-Jun, p.26-27, Vesko,J.; Extreme measures: In a metric world, Americans still can't lose those pounds and inches.
  58. Evaluation Review, v.20(1), 1996-Feb, p.84-118, Phelps,R.P.; Education system benefits of US metric conversion.
  59. Federal Register, v.61(11), 1996-Jan-17, p.1194-1195, Davis,W.E.; Advisory Council on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR): Federal mandates (including metric conversion for plans and specifications) in intergovernmental relations.
  60. Federal Register, v.61(47), 1996-Mar-08, p.9546-9567, Slater,R.E.; DoT, FHWA: Commercial Driver's License Program and... (metric equivalents)
  61. Federal Register, v.61(56), 1996-Mar-21, p.11543-11544, Clark,D.S.; FTC: Rules and regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act. (metric amendments)
  62. Federal Register, v.61(75), 1996-Apr-17, 16759, Bachula,G.R.; DoC, ICMP: (Six (6)) Metric town meetings and workshops.
  63. Federal Register, v.61(78), 1996-Apr-22, p.17566-17572, Slater,R.E.; DoT, FHWA: Design standards for highways; geometric design of highways and streets. (metric units)
  64. Federal Register, v.61(96), 1996-May-16, p.24761-24763, Good,M.L.; Technology Administration: Federal agency guidance for the acquisition of modular metric construction projects.
  65. Federal Register, v.61(111), 1996-Jun-07, p.29031-29037, Williams,V.A.; DoT, NHTSA: Vehicle identification number requirements. (metric measurements)
  66. Federal Register, v.61(113), 1996-Jun-11, p.29624-29626, Slater,R.E.; DoT, FHWA: National standards for traffic control devices; metric conversion.
  67. Federal Register, v.61(119), 1996-Jun-19, p.31169-31171, Hoyle,J.C.; NRC: Conversion to the metric system; policy statement.
  68. Federal Register, v.61(206), 1996-Oct-23, p.55069-55070, Felder,R.; Toward a metric America; a dialogue open to the public. (DoT pipeline safety regulations)
  69. Federal Register, v.61(230), 1996-Nov-27, p.60440-60464, Ervin,C.A.; DoE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. (electric motors, metric equivalents)
  70. Federal Register, v.61(231), 1996-Nov-29, p.62895, Huckaby,E.; DoT, FHWA: National standards for traffic control devices; metric conversion.
  71. Federal Register, v.61(248), 1996-Dec-24, p.67708-67710, Clark,D.S.; FTC: Rules and regulations under the fur products labeling act. (SI measurements)
  72. Federal Register, v.61(248), 1996-Dec-24, p.67748-67752, Clark,D.S.; FTC: Rules and regulations under the fur products labeling act. (metrication)
  73. Fencepost, 1996-Jul/Aug, p.7-8, 21, Hofstetter,C.; An introduction to metric.
  74. Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, 1996-Jan-21, p.?, Smith,W.; Federal projects move to metric system millimeter by millimeter, international measurements are creeping into Americans' work and play, with government construction leading the way.
  75. Hartford (CT) Business Journal, v.4(23), 1996-Sep-23, p.19-20, Jakuba,S.; Measuring change; the conversion to the metric system has been a long road.
  76. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1996-Nov-30, p.A6,A7, Drost,M.; Metrics inch along: sides line up on switch.
  77. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1996-Dec-03, p.?, Hudelson,J.C.; Letter: How the newspaper can help metrics.
  78. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1996-Dec-07, p.?, Talk to the Times: Forget metrics.
  79. Huntsville (AL) Times, 1996-Dec-12, p.B4, Bawcom,C.; Letter: Send the kilometer signs back to U.N.
  80. IEEE Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, 1996, p.626-627, Tuninsky,V.S.; SI system of electrical units, definitions with respect to fundamental constants.
  81. Industrial Distribution, v.85(8), 1996-Aug, p.F6-? (2-p.), Making money with metrics. (metric fasteners, Universal Supply and Tool)
  82. Industry Engineer, v.13(5), 1996-Jun/Jun, p.1, 3, NSPE and PEI submit opposition (pro-metric) statement on metric legislation.
  83. ISO Bulletin, v.27(4), 1996-Apr, p.3, Antoine,V.; Letter and reply: Terminology: the spelling of SI units.
  84. Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists, v.80(1), 1996-?, p.35, L-unknown,M.K.; Metric conversion (Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)).
  85. The (London, England) Times, 1996-Aug-12, p.?, Letters: Measuring the merits of metric.
  86. Los Angeles Times, 1996-Oct-12, p.?, Hays,D.; Granada Hills: Students learn to measure up in meters.
  87. (The) Low Bidder, 1996-Mar/Apr, p.36-37, Jakuba,S.I.; Metric changeover.
  88. Manufacturing Marketplace, 1996-Oct-28, Cameo,V.F.; Manufacturers go metric. []
  89. Masonry Construction, v.9(5), 1996-May, p.214-216, Schierhorn,C.; Profile: government projects: Case study for a hard metric project. []
  90. Minneapolis (MN) Tribune, 1996-Jul-11, p.?, Metric measures: US likes conversion at a slow pace.
  91. Milestones, 1996-May/Jun, p.7-8, At CDoT (Colorado DoT), metric conversion continues.
  92. MSNBC (MicroSoft NBC), 1996-October, Whyte,C.; Give an inch, they'll take a kilometer. (Department of Commerce Metric Program)
  93. New York Times, v.145(50447), 1996-Jun-04, p.C1,C10, Browne,M.W.; Kinder, gentler push for metric inches along. []
  94. New York Times, 1996-Jun-09, 1p., Lord,J.; US consumers, not law, will effect change to metric system. (1996-Jun-04) []
  95. (Newark NJ) Star-Ledger, 1996-Oct-10, p.?, Schmid,R.E.; A day for metric fans to stand on two feet. (National Metric Day); Meters have history on their side.
  96. Oklahoma Runner, v.13(?), 1996-Apr-15, p.?, McDaniel,J.; Metric splits: easy and practical. []
  97. Oklahoma Runner, v.13(7), 1996-Aug-9, p.29, Baumel,B.; Using metrics properly. []
  98. Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, 1996-Sep-14, p.B2, Mooney,J.; US metric crusader gains ground, centimetre by centimetre. (Iannelli,G.)
  99. People Weekly, v.46(17), 1996-Oct-21, p.69-70, Carlin,P.; Free,C.; Force of nature: Emmy-winning Bill Nye mixes science and silliness to make quality TV for kids. (Bill Nye wants "to be the official spokesperson for the metric system!")
  100. Peterborough (Ontario, Canada) Examiner, 1996-May-11, p.?, Reuter: Metric doesn't quite measure up. (Leslie,S.)
  101. Peterborough (Ontario, Canada) Examiner, 1996-May-18, p.?, Bath,D.T.; Letter: Team player.
  102. Physics Teacher, v.34(2), 1996-Feb, p.69, Hilborn,R.C.; Dear Editor/Letters: Puzzle solved. (1994-Oct, p.444)
  103. Physics Teacher, v.34(4), 1996-Apr, p.197, McKinley,J.M.; Dear Editor/Letters: The mil and the military. (1996-Feb, p.69; 1994-Oct, p.444)
  104. Physics Today, v.49(8, part 2), 1996-Aug, part 2, p.BG15-BG16, Nelson,R.A.; Guide for metric practice.
  105. Pit and Quarry, v.88(9), 1996-Mar, p.8-? (2-p.), Make way for metric mandates. (CMC foresees adoption of metric system in construction industry)
  106. Plastics Technology, v.42(7), 1996-Jul, p.7, Naitove,M.; Relax and take the medicine: US processors will have to swallow global material standards. (metric units, ISO test methods)
  107. Popular Mechanics, v.173(1), 1996-Jan, p.8, Letter: Metrics attack.
  108. Popular Mechanics, v.173(2), 1996-Feb, p.11, (Eight (8)) Letters: Power of ten.
  109. Popular Mechanics, v.173(4), 1996-Apr, p.8, (Eleven (11)) Letters: More on metrics.
  110. Popular Mechanics, v.173(9), 1996-Sep, p.46-47, Bonner,R.; Brunt,N.; Editor's challenge: Yes, America needs to be metrified. (and) No, let's keep America American.
  111. Professional Engineering (UK), v.9(13), 1996-Jul-10, p.34, Soapbox: Last bastion of imperialism.
  112. Rock Products, v.99(5), 1996-May, p.42, McNichols,K.W.; Letter: The metric debate: dual measuring system wates money.
  113. Rolling Stone, no.(740), 1996-Aug-08, p.46-47, Bonner,R.; Brunt,N.; Yes, America needs to be metrified. (and) No, let's keep America American.
  114. Sacramento (CA) Bee, 1996-Jul-19, 3-p., Bojorquez,J.; Translating the games: Give Americans a meter and they'll take a mile. []
  115. Sacramento (CA) Bee, 1996-Nov-12, p.?, Editorial: The whole 8.32 meters. (EU's year 2000 ban on importing non-metric products) []
  116. San Diego (CA) Constructor, 1996-Sep/Oct, p.9, Jakuba,S.; Metric and the trades.
  117. San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, 1996-Mar-01, p.E1,E?, Brooks,C.; Metric man will gladly go the extra 1.609 kilometers. (Kaplan,S.)
  118. San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, 1996-Sep-13, p.E16, Mooney,J.; It's not a screwy decimal system. (Iannelli,G.)
  119. Science Activities, v.32(4), 1996-winter, p.35-36, Schulz,S.K.; Discovering measurement. (metric system)
  120. Science News, v.150(15), 1996-Oct-12, p.235, Science and Society: R&D legislation clears Congress (Savings in Construction Act of 1996) []
  121. Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, 1996-Sep-10, p.B1,B2, Mooney,J.; Mad about metrics. (Iannelli,G.); US continues to fight change; Metric: It could save money.
  122. Seattle (WA) Times, 1996-Sep-07, p.?, Dietrich,B.; He's going extra mile to sell metric. (Iannelli,G.) []
  123. Super Marketing (U.K.), no.(1228), 1996-Jun-21, p.33-? (2-p.), Bence,D.; Pound for pound. (impact of metrication on UK supermarket dairy sales)
  124. 73 Amateur Radio Today, no.(432), 1996-Sep, p.57, 60, Miller,D.; Ham to ham: Measuring up! (metric tape measures)
  125. 73 Amateur Radio Today, no.(435), 1996-Nov, p.54-55, Carr,J.J.; Carr's corner: AC power overseas. (various power plug and socket types)
  126. (The) Subcontractor, v.17(12), 1996-Jun/Jul, p.1, 12, Polachek,J.S.; Millimeters or inches?
  127. (The) Subcontractor, v.17(12), 1996-Jun/Jul, p.12, Jakuba,S.; Metric and the trades.
  128. (The) Subcontractor, v.17(12), 1996-Jun/Jul, p.13, Looking at nine metric construction projects.
  129. Transportation Quarterly, v.50(3), 1996-summer, p.51-58, Gerondeau,C.; Freight transport in Western Europe: the case for using new units of measurement. (vehicle-kilometers)
  130. Tasnsportation Research Record, no.(1552), 1996-Nov, p.97-102, Turner,D.S., et al; Citizen concerns and public awareness: metrication examples.
  131. Tasnsportation Research Record, no.(1552), 1996-Nov, p.103-106, Underwood,G.T.; Highway metrication: approaching the general public.
  132. USA Today, 1996-Oct-21, p.?, Associated Press: Metric system still creeping into American life. []
  133. USA Today, 1996-Oct-21, p.?, Associated Press: Metric still trying to hold its weight in America. []
  134. Warehousing Management, v.3(5), 1996-Sep/Oct, 3-p., Lipp,P.; Metric proponents weigh in. []
  135. Washington (DC) Post, v.119(213), 1996-Jul-05, p.C1-C2, Blockmakers find no concrete reason to go metric.
  136. Washington (DC) Times, 1996-Dec-18, p.A1, Bowman,R.; Fairfax (Virginia) gets all up to date, in metric.

Year 1995 and before (online articles only) [7 items]:

  1. CNN World News, 1995-Oct-01, Reynolds,B.; 'Metric madness' invades Britain. Only the pint remains in new world of meters and liters. []
  2. Education Week, v.12(8), 1992-Oct-28, p.9, West,P.; Pendulum is seen swinging 'back toward metric.' []
  3. Education Week, v.12(14), 1992-Dec-09, p.27, Phelps,R.; The case for US metric conversion now. []
  4. FDA Consumer, v.28(7), 1994-Sep, p.23-26, Randal,J.; Going metric: American foods and drugs measure up. []
  5. Public Roads, v.59(1), 1995-summer, p.1-2, Bryant,B.; Editor's Note: Public Roads goes metric. []
  6. Public Roads, v.59(1), 1995-summer, p.3-5, Ray,M.H.; Metrication of roadside hardware. []
  7. Public Roads, v.59(1), 1995-summer, p.14-19, Smith,D.; Metric conversion, how soon? []

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