Tau (disambiguation)

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Tau ,Τ or τ, is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Tau may also refer to:


Science and technology[edit]


  • Tau test in statistics (tau-a, tau-b and tau-c tests or Kendall tau rank correlation coefficient)


  • Tau effect, a sensory illusion relating to the perception of space


  • Tau (Warhammer 40,000), an alien race from the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe
  • Tau, a character in the Battle Arena Toshinden fighting game series
  • Pan Tau, hero of Czech films and television series
  • Tau Zero, a novel by Poul Anderson
  • Tau Volantis, a planet shown in Dead Space 3


  • Tau (mythology), an evil spirit in Guaraní mythology
  • The Cross of Tau, a Christian symbol so called due to its resemblance to the letter Tau

Other uses[edit]

  • Jimmy Tau, South African football (soccer) player

As an acronym[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Tau for uses of the Greek letter Τ/τ