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Hella Scientific Measurement

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    Student Pushes to Make “Hella” Big an Official Scientific Measurement Factor

    Because it is worth reporting on a college student's zany quest, provided it is zany enough: CBS 13 reports that a physics student at UC Davis, Austin Sendek, is pushing to make the International System of Units (SI), which defines standard metric units worldwide, adopt "hella-" as the official prefix for units with a factor of 10 to the 27th power. Currently, the SI only goes up to 10 to the 24th power, the prefix of which is "yotta-."

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