CowboyNeal from the weights-and-measures dept.
MrCreosote writes "The Age reports optical specialists at CSIRO are helping create a new standard for the kilogram, based on a precise number of atoms in a perfect sphere of silicon. This will replace the International Prototype, a lump of metal alloy in a vault in Paris."
The only problem with being a man of leisure is that you can never stop
and take a rest.