How to fathom a lightyear?

Britain and the US are famously separated by a common language.

And it’s not just our currency that’s different from the rest of Europe.

I’m a Euro-phile, but I still think of distances in miles, my weight in pounds, my height in feet and the weather in farenheit.

So here’s a handy online converter for the metric martyrs out there. (Hat-tip to Stephen Abrams.)

It even helps you with your Morse code: ..-./.-/-…/

By the way, the answer is 5021496815286624.

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