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Fundamental Physical Constants App

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The UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has released its first app for iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads. It promises to provide researchers with easy and up-to-date access to the values for all the physical constants.

The app has been designed by NPL to be used by researchers in the laboratory to do fast accurate calculations without having to leave their work and consult textbooks.

NPL’s Fundamental Physical Constants App is available through the Apple store. It covers not only the full range of fundamental constants but also the SI and derived units and SI Prefixes.

The values used in Fundamental Physical Constants are the latest values recommended by the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA). They provide researchers with the most up-to-date values ensuring that their work is traceable back to the highest degree of accuracy.

The Fundamental Physical Constants App is the first app in a series to be developed by NPL, the UK’s National Measurement Institute.