it will never cease to baffle me that astronomy - which deals with the largest objects in the universe (including the universe itself!) - uses cgs units.
like? I have the mass of the sun memorized in GRAMS. I know the distance of the earth to the sun in centimeters. centimeters!

@vis_viva UGH same. I get that it makes epsilon and mu better, but it's not worth it. Fortunately space physics people seem to generally stick to standard units.

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