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Comic #5097

1 Serron: Wait. Helium-5 has a half-life of 600 yoctoseconds??
2 Spanners: Yes, what did you think?
3 Serron: The data sheet said 600 ys. I thought that meant years.
4 Paris: I think the remainder of your life might be measured in ys...

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I assume in the science fiction future that society is technological enough that everyone just knows what a yoctosecond is.

But not that everyone knows the abbreviation. It's a very, very specific level of technical knowledge.

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