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The heat of the moment

To celebrate the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development, James Gallagher tells the story of the British thermal unit, a unit for heat.

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  1. Tredgold, T. Principles of Warming and Ventilating Public Buildings (J. Taylor, 1824).

  2. https://www.iybssd2022.org/en/home/

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Gallagher, J. The heat of the moment. Nat. Phys. 18, 120 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-021-01482-y

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