Bring a patent office to Colorado petition

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Colorado’s savvy entrepreneurs and highly skilled workforce make it a perfect location for a new satellite patent office.

Colorado is a hub for economic innovation. Colorado has some of the most savvy entrepreneurs, a highly skilled workforce and an array of top-tier research institutions that help make Colorado a place where innovation thrives.

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Scientists Lobby for a New Word to Describe 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

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The highest prefix allowed by the International System of Units (SI) is the “yotta”, for 24 zeroes

Scientists are lobbying for a new word to help them describe numbers larger than 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, amid concerns that the current system of units is insufficient.   A campaign for “hella” to join the likes of “kilo”, “mega” and “giga” as an internationally accepted prefix is attracting growing support. 

 

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