# Should we move to the Plank measurement system?

So how did Planck do it? The key lies in that strange quantity called Planck’s constant. Usually represented by the symbol ħ, this has the value (in scientific notation) of 1.05E-34 kgm2s-1. That looks horribly obscure, but it’s a fundamental property of the universe. It’s so fundamental, Planck argued, that it...
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So how did Planck do it? The key lies in that strange quantity called Planck’s constant. Usually represented by the symbol ħ, this has the value (in scientific notation) of 1.05E-34 kgm2s-1. That looks horribly obscure, but it’s a fundamental property of the universe. It’s so fundamental, Planck argued, that it really ought to be given the value 1. So he defined his units in such a way that ħ = 1.

From; http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/06/ma...

From; http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/06/ma...

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