The kg is dead, long live the kg

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Jesus Christ : fundamental constants in nature > physical artifacts

Kaskobi : Damn. I thought I’d be able to finally say I’ve lost weight.

Ville Lepoaho : This is like releasing a new update to a game, with some bug fixes.

Yehezkiel Siahaan : Does that means a kilogram of steel is heavier than a kilogram of feathers?

Hooplaaa : If no one wants the original kilogram after this, I’ll take it ✋🏼

KL Science : The world: we redefined Kg USA: what’s Kg..?

Chris : “Should we make a new kilogram block made out of sodium?” Avogadro: “Na”

Dennis Fake : But steel is heavier than feethers

djhero0071 : Why the nearly 1K dislikes tho? The video pretty much put it in perspective when he said that we’ve been doing the equivalent of the Indiana Jones sand and statue thing as measurement. The new method is more consistent and allows better measurements along with not changing much. So I don’t see a problem here:

Sharan Ramesh : High school students gotta memorize a whole set of constants now GL

zapfanzapfan : Does this mean that I lose weight? ;-)

Abhay Singh : 1 kilograms = 1000 grams Simple !!!😀😀

Softy : Why is it called a constant if it's uncertain? It should be a variable lol

CanadianMade1414 : I love the GPA your wearing!! Cha Gael

Gokhan Geta : it's easy fellas *1kg= 1000 g*

Jack is not in the box : If you dropped that orb while handling it, were you liable for its cost?

puncheex2 : Lots of comment below about legislating constants and such goo. The constants are being "fixed" only for the purposes of metrology. No one is saying that a lab chemist has to use the metrology Avogadro's number - they'll continue using the latest value determined experimentally. Somewhere down the line the metrologists will adopt the new value and change the conversion, not the unit value. An example: when the metric units were invented, the meter was set to 1/10,000,000 the distance from the north pole to the equator, and that meter was inscribed on a metal bar. Later on that distance was refined, and as a result, the value is now 1/10,000,001.965. Geographers didn't slavishly use the metrologist's length; when a new length for pole-to-equator was determined, they used that. The metrologists didn't change the meter, either. In a slow, deliberate, well-publicized manner they changed the conversion constant. And that is how it will be for all the constants they set this month. The same thing happened in the definition of the gram.

The Legit Gamer : Time to change physics books around the world I guess.

Black Simon : I think you can‘t compare science to art. Science is about understanding the things outside of us. Art is about expressing the things inside of us. Science, art and philosophy are all about gaining some form of enlightenment. But each discipline has it‘s own way of defining enlightenment. And in the end, they all work together and even somehow depend on each other, even though they all work in completely different ways.

Cody'sLab : Sigh, All thees fixed constants with a huge string of "random" numbers after the decimal. Why cant we make them nice round numbers again?

Guitar paintings : Oh I hate this so much "orders of magnitude greater than achievements in literature, arts and fashion...". And worst of all "I don't say that to disperish those disciplines, I know that they are hard...". If you think art and literature is great because it's hard, you haven't understood anything. He then follows what I thought was going to be an argument for such an outrageous claim with something about the tools that they use which in no way supports the claim that scientific achievements are "orders of magnitude" greater than literature. Can't scientists (I am a physics/maths teacher with a phd in cosmology by the way) start reading books? I mean really reading them, learning why Focault is important, why Dostoevsky is something we should pay attention to, what Richard Rorty has to say about truth...

Sandor Dugalin : They literally just voted on this at the science convention.

tasmedic : Great video but I disagree about the universe being chaotic. It's wild, true. But, we keep finding laws which the universe is obliged to follow. Hence, no chaos, but a distinct type of order.

Corneliu Goea : #perfeclybalancedasallthingsshouldbe

Neo2266 : Imperial inferior Metric Superior

Leonardo Domonik : I knew I gained a little weight. Thanks for letting me know it's not my fault.

B4GG : I get it, for the first time in history, all our measurements of what things are, are no longer linked to anything physical in our world but a mathematical principle. We can now measure things more accurately than we can make things to that measurement.

Abhishek Karki : Who came from TheVergeScience? Hit like if you are..

dno440 : Can we go back to the Indiana Jones way, lol

jalabi99 : And now what happens to Big K and all the other standard kilograms? Do they get sold on eBay or what?

Miles Johnson : Andrew Jackson doesn’t sound so stupid now

Ayman Niwshekar : *Title should be rip 1 kg cylinder from paris*

NEY Industries : Okay, now how do I measure Plank's constant? This plan has some issues, you know.

Napoleon I Bonaparte : Wtf just happened?

Singularity Prosperity : One of the OG and my favourite STEM YouTubers, thank you for your consistently great quality and inspiring more people to go into STEM subjects!

iWasLike5Then SoYeah : No one made the joke about “big k”

kanter bow : pounds kurwa

CopyMe Nahi : R.I.P Kilogram

Noah Stone : A KG of Steel is heavier than a KG of Feathers. *Change my mind.*

Hand Tool Rescue : That's a Queen's engineering jacket!

Krish Mistry : Is 1 kg still equal to 1000 g? Cuz this is confusing.

Dr. Spectre : Actually, I think the universe is quite ordered. Its our human minds that are so limited, that we cannot see the order because we can only fathom the universe a tiny morsel at a time.

Aboood_Gamer : Can you be my tutor

barath moorthi : I did the physics problem according to the last value of kg hope the teacher will give grace mark for that 😉

Jake MC77 : I failed math. But I can speak pig latin. At least I got that going for me.

orton cap : 5:04 can any one tell what is the exact weight of those fruits?😂

Matthew Smith : Derek looking more and more like my dad every day

Vsauce Puppet : 1:12 why does this one scene remind me of that old scarce face reveal

laddy Singh : This has got me excited really bad .🤔😃😃

Neo2266 : Avicii, Stefan K. Stefanson, Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, And now the Kilogram ...thanks 2018 Expanding the list:(XXXtentacion, Stephen Hillinberg, George Bush...)