It’s time to dump her and move on

  • Carlos Serrano (@carliserrano)
  • BBC News World

Credit, getty

Do you have a minute to talk about the second one?

The basic unit of time, which is dependent on most other quantities in our measurement system, has not changed in more than 70 years.

But advances in technology indicate that it is time to update and make a more accurate definition in a second.

This is the opinion of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) for French acronyms. Headquartered in Paris, France, BIPM is the body responsible for setting international standards for units of measurement.

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