Newtons in the Grocery
What can be found at a grocery store that weighs one newton?
1 kg is about 10 N. One pound is about 5 N. So, anything that weighs about
a fifth of a pound (or about 100 g) has a one N weight. Perhaps a small
bar of chocolate weighs that much.
Dr. Ali Khounsary
Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439
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Update: June 2012