Wednesday, April 29, 2009

What does a TRILLION look like?

'A trillion here and a trillion there and before you know it you are talking about real money.' That is an updated paraphrase of a statement made by a senator several decades ago when he said the same thing but used the word millions. My how times have changed. But, whether one is thinking about money, or distances in space, or how long it takes to 'evolve' something, the word trillion is frequently thrown about. So, how big is a trillion really? I found a website recently that graphically shows us how big a trillion realllllly is. It is amazing. Here's the LINK.