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Christoph Niemann - Physics

aOften those units are named after people to recognize historic contributions to their field of expertise. One NEWTON, for example, describes the force that is necessary to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass by one meter per second squared.

This is not to be confused with one NIEMANN, which describes the force necessary to make a three-year-old put on his shoes and jacket when weʼre already late for kindergarten.

If you’ve not seen Christoph Niemann’s Abstract City blog at the NYT, you really *really* should.

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