- Absorbance Units, a reporting unit in spectroscopy
- Astronomical unit, an approximation for the average distance between the Earth and the Sun
- Atomic units, a system of units convenient for atomic physics and other fields
- Gold, a chemical element with the symbol Au
- Arbitrary unit, a relative placeholder unit for when the actual value of a measurement is unknown or unimportant
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Famous quotes containing the word science:
“Where have those flowers and butterflies all gone
That science may have staked the future on?
He seems to say the reason why so much
Should come to nothing must be fairly faced.....”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“What we know, is a point to what we do not know. Open any recent journal of science, and weigh the problems suggested concerning Light, Heat, Electricity, Magnetism, Physiology, Geology, and judge whether the interest of natural science is likely to be soon exhausted.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The poet uses the results of science and philosophy, and generalizes their widest deductions.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)