Au - Science

Science

  • 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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