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Pint is an awesome python package that allows for the easy conversion between units. As it stands it covers nearly all scientific SI units and most imperial ones. This means I can easily convert between fathoms and meters. Pint also makes it really easy to extend a unit, or include a completely new custom one.

When it comes to standard units you’d use in calculation there is rarely a simple real-world understanding of the actual value of this unit. Number sense is incredibly import for effective science communication. …

Ben Corcoran

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