How many atoms are in the Universe?

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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]
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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.


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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


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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.


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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!




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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!




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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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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #25 on: 13/03/2009 04:44:45 »



That is IF you believe that guy. Or me for that matter. [:I]

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #26 on: 13/03/2009 04:56:49 »
I just don't believe your maths. Would you care to check it?
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #27 on: 13/03/2009 04:59:13 »
No.

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #28 on: 13/03/2009 05:01:15 »
First it was the camera and now the maths! Jeez [::)][::)][::)][::)]

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #29 on: 13/03/2009 05:02:12 »
Not my fault you can't count.
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #30 on: 13/03/2009 05:05:45 »
But it's correct! I've checked 1080 times!

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #31 on: 13/03/2009 05:06:27 »
Shouldn't you subtract the exponential?
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #32 on: 13/03/2009 05:10:49 »
Go on then, you do it!

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #33 on: 13/03/2009 05:32:20 »
I don't want to know the answer. But as a little hint, what's 108-103?
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #34 on: 13/03/2009 05:36:19 »
99999000.

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #35 on: 13/03/2009 05:38:35 »
You subtract the exponential when you divide.

am / an = am - n

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #36 on: 13/03/2009 06:19:43 »


It's 6:20am and I haven't slept!

But that doesn't alter the fact that something is wrong. As I said, hydrogen is far and away the most abundant element.
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #37 on: 13/03/2009 10:33:56 »
Go to bed.

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« Reply #38 on: 13/03/2009 12:34:04 »
I tried again, still no.
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #39 on: 13/03/2009 12:38:33 »
Well I'll tell you one thing, I'm not going to do a physical count to check if C4M is right or wrong.

Anyway, you've all missed one crucial point, the question, if you would care to look, is 'How many attoms are in the universe?"

So why are you all postulating about how many atoms there are in the universe???

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #40 on: 13/03/2009 13:56:14 »
Anyway, you've all missed one crucial point, the question, if you would care to look, is 'How many attoms are in the universe?"

So why are you all postulating about how many atoms there are in the universe???

Because we are smart enough to know what was meant  [:P]
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #41 on: 13/03/2009 14:03:47 »
Yah boo sucks, ya missed it, ya missed it
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« Reply #42 on: 13/03/2009 15:26:25 »
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #43 on: 13/03/2009 15:34:50 »
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #44 on: 14/03/2009 01:39:36 »
We didn't miss it! I noticed it immediately! [^]

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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #45 on: 14/03/2009 10:29:44 »
We didn't miss it! I noticed it immediately! [^]

Even if it was upside-down.
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #46 on: 14/03/2009 10:31:14 »
How did that manage to happen? [:)]
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #47 on: 14/03/2009 14:03:44 »
Not me, silly. You're upside-down compared to us in the northern hemisphere so everything here must look upside-down to you.
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
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Re: How many atoms are in the Universe?
« Reply #49 on: 08/08/2010 17:20:20 »
Um.... ok