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Metrology for a sustainable future


UNESCO has now formally adopted World Metrology Day as a UNESCO International Day to be observed on 20 May each year — the theme of 2024 is sustainability. Shanay Rab and Richard Brown take a look at its origin.

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Rab, S., Brown, R.J.C. Metrology for a sustainable future. Nat. Phys. 20, 880 (2024).

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