Letters Metrication as Cultural Adaptation + See all authors and affiliations Science 19 Jul 1974:Vol. 185, Issue 4147, pp. 208DOI: 10.1126/science.185.4147.208 A. Hunter DupreeFind this author on Google Scholar Find this author on PubMed Search for this author on this site Article Info & Metrics eLetters PDF This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears below.