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Dear Uncle Colin,
Inspired by a recent XKCD cartoon, I want to start measuring temperatures in radians celsius. How can I quickly convert between the two?
Made Up Nonsense? Réaumur’s Octogesimal
First up, MUNRO, that’s a really bad idea. I’ve said elsewhere that I don’t like degrees for measuring angles, as has Matrix the dragon; that…
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