Rhett Allain

Nov 1, 2021

5 min read

Science Stuff: Numbers, Units, and Measurements

Photo: Rhett Allain. Calculators — can’t you tell?

I don’t want to get number crazy, but let’s face it — if you want to understand science, you sort of need to get a feel for different numbers. Let me remind you though — we use math and numbers in science, but that’s just because of the data that we collect. All science doesn’t require math (it also doesn’t require English, or drawings, or computers — but they are in there quite a bit anyway).