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60 (Foot-pounds = 81 Newton meters)

When leading Powers of 10 workshops, something that you quickly become aware of is how everything is quantified – speed, height, width, energy, weight, length, area, distance…  As global communication increases between nations (10+4), and individuals (100), conversions are made in order to make sure everyone is speaking fluently about the same piece of information.  [...]

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73 (in Ham Radio)

According to ARRL (National Association of Amateur Radio), 73 is known as a “friendly word between operators”.  Because Ham Radio (also known as Amateur Radio) is wireless, the operators are more than just enthusiasts. At local levels (10+3), they offer vital assistance during disasters.  “For instance, it was the Amateur Radio Service which kept New [...]

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