12 Dec 2022

Top scientists meet over measurements

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 12 December 2022

Some of the world's top scientists working in the field of measurement are meeting in Wellington this week.

A hot topic is the redefinition of a kilogram which is now being measured with an electrical mass as opposed to something's weight.

It sounds complicated and it is!

New Zealand's Measurement Standards Laboratory principal research scientist Dr Murray Early spoke to Kim Hill.