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Another Motivational Argument for the Expression-eix=cosx+isinx | |

Calculating the Energy from Sunlight over a 12 hour period | |

Calculating the Energy from Sunlight over actual full day | |

Perfect Numbers-A Case Study | |

Gravitation Inside a Uniform Hollow Sphere | |

Further note on Gravitation Inside a Uniform Hollow Sphere | |

Pythagorean Triples | |

Black Holes and Point Set Topology | |

Additional Notes on Black Holes and Point Set Topology | |

Field Equations and Equations of Motion (General Relativity) | |

The observer in modern physics | |

A Note on the Centrifugal and Coriolis Accelerations as Pseudo Accelerations - PDF File | |

On Expansion of the Universe - PDF File |

## How Big is a Trillion?

In the U.S., one trillion is written as the number "1" followed by 12 zeros (1,000,000,000,000). One year of clock time =

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Six trillion seconds equals 189,276 years. Now, as an aside, along with the nearly six trillion miles in the light-year, you might be interested to know that there are nearly five trillion dollars in the current U.S. national debt. Is it any wonder that our politicians in Washington are concerned?

(An interesting bit of trivia: If one were to count the national Debt at the rate of one dollar per second, he or she would have to use a mechanical counter to click off the digits.

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Why? Because, if he or she counted in the usual way, saying "one, two, three, …" etc., there would be numbers whose names are so large, that it would take more than a second of clock time to pronounce them. For example: "Nine hundred and ninety nine billion, nine hundred and ninety nine million, nine hundred and ninety nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety nine," takes about 8 seconds to pronounce.)