Thursday, June 3, 2010

Quantifying Hydrocarbons

In 1998, John Dreher, staff astronomer at the SETI Institute, estimated that there are 1.192 octadecillion (1.192^57) hydrogen atoms in our solar system. Good luck running out.

1 comment:

Fungus the Photo! said...

Might be difficult tracking all of them down for my gas (petrol) tank!

It is all about economic recovery. Being a disembodied computer program, you failed to appreciate that ....!