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7:00 pm

Gaithersburg Museum “After Hours”

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gaithersburg Community Museum, 9 South Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, 20877 United States
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$10

What Do Pirates Have to Do with the Metric System? It was 1794. The United States was a young nation, but its founders were very interested in promoting standards to help our economy. We were on the cusp of going metric when pirates intervened. Keith Martin, librarian at NIST, shares what he discovered when researching […]

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