on February 3, 2011
I wrote about big numbers, specifically Avogadro’s number. Here is a classic video showing the relative size of everything around us, big AND small, represented by these numbers.
on December 31, 2010
I wrote about what an incomprehensible number 1 trillion is. And it still IS incomprehensible to me when talking about it as a number of dollars. But there are bigger numbers, MUCH bigger numbers. For instance, there are 50-75 trillion cells in a single adult human. And there are about 20 times that many bacteria […]