Plutonium

Plutonium: atomic number 94

Pluto

This weekend, (in USA), NOVA, the PBS science show aired “The Pluto files” by Neil deGrasse Tyson with a lot of fan-fair and “ketch”. However, Plutonium was slighted! He traveled all over the country and even interviewed Mickey Mouse’s dog. But no mention of the element named for the PLANET Pluto. I was thinking of a petition stating something like:

“No one in the physical Sciences is going to follow suit with the IAU and change the name of Plutonium to Dwarfium.”

Jason

error in units

The units of resistivity don't come out right.

10^-8 Ohm * m
or
m Ohm * cm

the 'm' should be a 'mu', but unfortunately they both look the same in the latin alphabet.

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