Graphic of volumetric measurements. Designed by Laura Anderman
Linda Anderman of Los Alamos has been researching and studying measurement and metric system history for the past six years. She has a blog about measurement and the metric system here: https://milebehind.wordpress.com/.
Vox recently interviewed her on the subject for a podcast airing sometime today. Find Vox podcasts here: https://www.vox.com/pages/podcasts