Kilogram News

Explained: How the kilogram has changed, why your body mass has not

The kilogram is no longer what it used to be. How has the definition changed? Will it affect the way we measure body mass or weigh our groceries?

New definition of kilogram from May next year: Union government

The 26th General Conference on Weights & Measures (GCWM), which is comprised of 60 member countries, voted for the redefinition of the kilogram last week.


Standard definitions of kilogram, Ampere, Kelvin and mole changed after 130 years

This will assure the future stability of the SI and open the opportunity for the use of new technologies, including quantum technologies, to implement the definitions.