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  • Saying goodbye to an old measure

    The 26th Meeting of the General Congress of Weights and Measures, Versailles, France.

    The author documents the 26th Meeting of the General Congress of Weights and Measures, Versailles, France.

    Photo by Amy Young

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  • Editor’s notes:

    Amy Young works for the physics department at the U. of I. She also is making a feature-length documentary, 'The State of the Unit: the Kilogram,' detailing the history, science and future of the kilogram. The work is intended for a broad audience.

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