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If you convince your administrator to enable mhchem here – chemistry.SE does have it – then you could make use of MathJax/mhchem's \pu command. $1.38 \times 10^{-23} \, \mathrm{J\,K^{-1}}$ could then be written as \pu{1.38E-23 J K^-1} See how it renders at chemistry.SE. Background information: MathJax is a LaTeX implementation, written in JavaScript. ...

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The current setup for the "interesting" tab looks at the last 3,000 posts, using various user- and post-specific metrics to display 90 personalized posts; that makes sense, since Stack Overflow gets over twice that every day. We could look at less than that, but... ...At 42 questions per day, Physics.SE's homepage already displays most recent activity on ...

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Mathjax doesn't seem to allow the siunitx extension (there are a couple of pachages like mhchem which can be enabled)' However, for SI units, I use this userscript. It lets me enclose stuff with the dollar signs via Alt-M, and Alt-S does \:\mathrm{<selected text here>} for SI units. (there also are options for vector fields and double-dollarifying) I'...

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I've marked this as status-deferred since it recently came up again after three years of minimal activity and interest. If someone wants this feature, let's have a fresh thread about it.

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