The New Metric Fables

by Leonard Cottrell [work in progress]


Old Monkey and the Founding Fathers

Laotzu Explains the Fundamental Constants


The Onyx Stone

The Emperor Is Visited by Dervishes

Laotzu Discovers the Frequencies of Dervish Light

The Voltages of Dervish Colors

Wagon of a Thousand Chi

Laotzu's Creation Story

Apollo and the Black Hole

The Attractiveness of Laotzu's Dream Planet

George Washington and the Flea

Laotzu's Favorite Temperature

The Kiln

The Sunset at the Monastery


Postscript: Comparison with old metric

Postscript: Some NASA solar system data

Postscript: Densities of various materials

copyright 2002 Leonard Cottrell. All rights reserved.