Tuesday, August 28, 2012

What's in a Number -- such as One Billion

Hundreds, thousands, millions, billions and more.

These are numbers that are bandied about daily.

Sometimes these numbers are mentioned in the context of money and the national debt.

Other times these numbers, especially the millions and billions ones are mentioned in the context of the age of the earth.

Whatever the context, these numbers, are difficult to fathom, especially when the time aspect (age of the earth) is considered.

So, how much, for example, is a Billion?

A short 1 minute 41 second video will help explain.  HERE'S THE LINK.