How can one estimate the average length of a foot? RV Jones shows a simple yet elegant demonstration.
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RV Jones gave the 1981 Christmas Lectures "From Magna Carta to Microchip" which explores what measurement is, the principles by which measurements can be made, and why their applications have been of so much importance in the advance of science and in the development of technology
In his first lecture, "Principles, Standards and Methods", RV Jones looks at the evolution number systems and standards.
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