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How many atoms are in the Universe?
« on: 09/03/2009 19:34:48 »
i bet you can't tell me... ;D
« Last Edit: 08/08/2010 19:32:32 by chris »


 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #1 on: 09/03/2009 19:45:25 »
Dozens.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #2 on: 10/03/2009 02:46:30 »
Is it like 1080? :)
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #3 on: 10/03/2009 10:35:01 »
Does that include Atom & The Ants?

 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #4 on: 10/03/2009 17:49:30 »
Dozens is cheating and no, Atom and the Ants does not count  :)
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #5 on: 10/03/2009 18:03:22 »
...and no, Atom and the Ants does not count  :)

grrrrrrrr

Well, how about these?

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #6 on: 10/03/2009 18:09:40 »
...and no, Atom and the Ants does not count  :)

grrrrrrrr

Well, how about these?



I wouldn't say 'no' to a few of those atoms, trouble is, they would!

i bet you can't tell me... ;D

I think there could be more than 10.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #7 on: 10/03/2009 18:11:28 »
no... no bands count only the real thing.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #8 on: 10/03/2009 23:43:31 »
no... no bands count only the real thing.


Oh bugger
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #9 on: 11/03/2009 02:43:48 »
I told you: 1080!
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #10 on: 11/03/2009 07:32:29 »
Would this chap make it 1080 + 1


Atom Ant.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #11 on: 11/03/2009 07:35:50 »

 
I guess so.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #12 on: 11/03/2009 14:11:03 »

 
I guess so.


awwwww never mind
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #13 on: 11/03/2009 18:20:15 »
Famously, fewer than a googol.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #14 on: 11/03/2009 19:01:17 »
chemistry4me is the answer 10 to the power of 8 or is that just a guess cos that seems very small for the whole universe.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #15 on: 11/03/2009 19:21:19 »
he didn't say 8, he said 80, which sounds about right
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #16 on: 11/03/2009 19:34:32 »
oh sorry, i should maybe put my glasses on.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #17 on: 11/03/2009 21:05:45 »
http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1998-10/905633072.As.r.html

According to this guy it is "4x10^79 hydrogen atoms". Plenty



 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #18 on: 12/03/2009 04:23:05 »
oh sorry, i should maybe put my glasses on.
YES, you should.  :)
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #19 on: 12/03/2009 17:33:21 »
I've got my glasses on now   :D
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #20 on: 12/03/2009 17:35:24 »
http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1998-10/905633072.As.r.html

According to this guy it is "4x10^79 hydrogen atoms". Plenty





That is only the hydrogen atoms, what about the rest.
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #21 on: 12/03/2009 17:39:04 »
I've got my glasses on now   :D

Are you sure? You're on the wrong thread!




Only joking FOOLED YOU!
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #22 on: 12/03/2009 18:28:55 »
I've got my glasses on now   :D

Are you sure? You're on the wrong thread!




Only joking FOOLED YOU!

No you didn't :)
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #23 on: 13/03/2009 02:55:09 »
http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1998-10/905633072.As.r.html

According to this guy it is "4x10^79 hydrogen atoms". Plenty

That is only the hydrogen atoms, what about the rest.

The rest is 1080 - (4 x 1079) which is still 6 x 1079
 

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #24 on: 13/03/2009 04:41:14 »
That can't be right. The majority of matter in the universe is hydrogen yet you're saying there's more other stuff.
 

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