From: Paul Giaccone (paulg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-08 11:42:47
Martin Bonner wrote:
> Paul Giaccone Sent:
>> Centi-, deci-, deca- and hecto- are not officially part of SI
> That's not what the Bureau Internatoinal des Poids et Mesures
> (http://www.bipm.org/en/si/si_brochure/chapter3/prefixes.html) says.
Interesting... I stand corrected. But are they in official scientific use?
>> Does the second officially take any prefix? Can you talk about a
> Yes. (Although it is EXTREMELY unusual).
Quoting your source back at you, Martin... according to the section at
the bottom of the page, you can't officially say "megasecond".
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