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Best kitchen scales: This handy kitchen essential is a must-have for baking and beyond
As accurate as they are stylish, there’ll be no more recipe mishaps when using the best kitchen scale a baker can buy.
Affordable digital kitchen scales for precise food measurements
Measuring food by the gram is better for food tracking and baking.
The kilogram has a new definition
A physicist explains why and how we redefined a basic unit of measure.
Five tools for meticulous measurements
Distance, weight, and even color have dedicated measuring tools.
A New Type Of Clock Could Change How We Measure Time
Scientists think optical clocks are ready to replace the atomic clock as the standard
Smart Ice Skate Measures Force Of Intense Triple Axels
The sensors attached to the blade could provide valuable feedback to ice skaters.
How Science Measures Food: Cheese Stretchiness, Radiation in Bananas, and More
The precise tuggability of a piece of mozzarella must not be left indeterminate
FYI: Can Scientists Measure Happiness?
Yes, but not at all precisely. In 1881, the British economist Francis Edgeworth envisioned a “hedonimeter” that would measure economic...
Where International Standard Units Come From, Part Five: The Controversial Kilogram
All this week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure
Where International Standard Units Come From, Part Three: The Candela
This week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure