Stupid bit of Trivia

dbk at aberystwyth.ac.uk dbk at aberystwyth.ac.uk
Thu Aug 22 04:03:13 EST 1991


Tony Campbell (U of Wales, College of Medicine) suggested a tipomole for
10^-21 (from Welsh "tipyn", a little) and impossomole for 10^-24 [this
being < Avogadro]. I believe he sent these proposals to TIBS (or maybe
Nature). This suggestion must have originated ca 1984.

Best,
Douglas.
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