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On the occasion of their 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures (Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures, CGPM) on 16 November 2018 in Versailles, the signatory states of the Metre Convention resolved to fundamentally reform the International System of Units (SI). This resolution stipulates that, in the future, all SI units will be based on the values laid down for seven selected natural constants. In passing this resolution, the General Conference has followed a recommendation issued by the International Committee on Weights and Measures (Comité international des poids et mesures, CIPM) – the world’s supreme expert committee on metrology. The new definitions of the units will come into force on 20 May 2019, World Metrology Day.

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Eine neue Publikation ist jetzt bei der PTB beheimatet: das Online- Journal „Junge Wissenschaft“ (https://www. junge-wissenschaft.ptb. de). Ausschließlich „junge Forscher“ (Altershöchstgrenze 23 Jahre) können hier nach den üblichen Regeln wissenschaftlichen Publizierens, einschließlich eines Peer-review-Prozesses, veröffentlichen. Die Junge Wissenschaft wird von der Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit der PTB verlegt, herausgegeben und redaktionell betreut. Auch in der Vergangenheit hat die PTB eine wesentliche Rolle bei der Publikation dieser Zeitschrift gespielt, beginnend mit engen Kontakten zwischen dem Gründungsherausgeber der Zeitschrift (Prof. Dr. Paul Dobrinski, 1927 – 2009) mit dem damaligen Präsidenten der PTB (Prof. Dr. Ernst O. Göbel). Hintergrund ist eine gemeinsame Interessenlage der Zeitschrift und der PTB, nämlich die Förderung des (natur)wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses.

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