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Kullat Nunu
2004-May-20, 06:02 PM
Well, at least I haven't spotted it earlier...

Put for example "mass of sun" [edit: note lower case] in the search field. :)

ToSeek
2004-May-20, 06:16 PM
Definitely astronomy-centric: "atomic weight of uranium" doesn't do anything special.

wedgebert
2004-May-20, 06:41 PM
That's been there a while. In fact, I even posted a bug I found about it a while ago. Try searching for Mass of Pluto (http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=mass+of+pluto)

skrap1r0n
2004-May-20, 06:42 PM
Well, at least I haven't spotted it earlier...

Put for example "mass of Sun" in the search field. :)


hmm didn't do anything special for me

wedgebert
2004-May-20, 06:44 PM
it's case sensitive, and must all be lower-case (mass of sun, not mass of Sun)

Eroica
2004-May-20, 06:52 PM
It works for mass of proton, and for mass of electron, but not for mass of neutron. :o

kucharek
2004-May-20, 07:01 PM
These are just some of the many constants of the Google-calculator

Now you can find out that mass of earth / mass of electron = 6.5582935 10^54 and other totaly useless stuff ... ;-)

Harald

Fraser
2004-May-20, 07:12 PM
I use this all the time for conversions.

You can do stuff like "100 km in miles", and it gives you the answer. I only wish it would handle timezone and currency conversions as well.

Kullat Nunu
2004-May-20, 07:24 PM
it's case sensitive, and must all be lower-case (mass of sun, not mass of Sun)

I wonder why because Goolge doesn't care about cases...

aurora
2004-May-20, 08:00 PM
Cool. It knows "furlongs per fortnight" (I just had to try it) in meters per second!

:lol:

wedgebert
2004-May-20, 08:06 PM
a fun one is number of teaspoons in a cubic lightyear

ToSeek
2004-May-20, 08:29 PM
Barns in square megaparsec (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&c2coff=1&q=barns+in+square+megaparsec&btnG=Searc h)

which is 9.5x10^72. Can you get a bigger number than that?

aurora
2004-May-20, 08:32 PM
Barns in square megaparsec (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&c2coff=1&q=barns+in+square+megaparsec&btnG=Searc h)

which is 9.5x10^72. Can you get a bigger number than that?

Beat me, I was going to use teaspoons per cubic parsec, but that is only 10 to the 54th.

kucharek
2004-May-20, 10:44 PM
Barns in square megaparsec (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&c2coff=1&q=barns+in+square+megaparsec&btnG=Searc h)

which is 9.5x10^72. Can you get a bigger number than that?

Beat me, I was going to use teaspoons per cubic parsec, but that is only 10 to the 54th.
Hey, that's nearly same as my mass of earth / mass of electron = 6.5582935 10^54 from above! Where are the numerologists here!?

;-)

Harald

Rahman
2004-May-21, 12:53 AM
What about barns in a square gigaparsec. its equal to 9.5 ^78 barns. :D

The Supreme Canuck
2004-May-21, 12:57 AM
What about cubic femtometres in a cubic teraparsec (http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=cubic+femtometres+in+a+cubic+teraparsec&meta=) ?

ToSeek
2004-May-21, 01:29 AM
What about cubic femtometres in a cubic teraparsec (http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=cubic+femtometres+in+a+cubic+teraparsec&meta=) ?

How about cubic yoctometres in a cubic yottaparsec (http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=cubic+yoctometres+in+a+cubic+yottaparsec&btnG= Search&meta=)? ;)

wedgebert
2004-May-21, 01:33 AM
Thats a yotta meters.

The Supreme Canuck
2004-May-21, 01:33 AM
Dang! You win, you've got the most extreme prefixes! :)

(Quick, what's bigger than a parsec?)

Andromeda321
2004-May-21, 04:07 AM
Do you guys have the foggiest what these units actually mean anymore?

The Supreme Canuck
2004-May-21, 05:04 AM
Yep:

http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/prefixes.html

Kullat Nunu
2004-May-21, 05:42 AM
Yep:

http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/prefixes.html

Yotta, zotta, no, it's zetta, zepto, yocta, no... yocto (which are the large ones???)...
I'm sure it's not possible to make them any more difficult. #-o

Eroica
2004-May-21, 10:50 AM
googol cubed (http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=googol+cubed&btnG=Search& meta=)

1 googol cubed = 1.0 10^300

Doesn't seem to do googolplexes!

Crazieman
2004-May-21, 12:30 PM
It won't do googol factorial

ToSeek
2004-May-21, 03:04 PM
cubic yoctometres in a googol cubic yottaparsecs (http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=cubic+yoctometres+in+a+go ogol+cubic+yottaparsecs&btnG=Search&meta=)

Now say that three times quickly.

Chuck
2004-May-21, 03:50 PM
1 light year = 2.24209766 10^11 marathons.
2.24209766 10^11 days = 613,865,996 years

I guess I won't finish running a light year anytime soon. I'd have had to start in the precambrian and run a marathon every day to be close to finished now.

But it sure is nifty that Google calculator knows how far a marathon is.

Tranquility
2004-May-21, 03:53 PM
How abotu the smallest number :D

ToSeek
2004-May-21, 05:27 PM
How about the smallest number :D

googol cubic yottaparsecs in a cubic yoctometre (http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=googol+cubic+yottaparsecs +in+a+cubic+yoctometres+&btnG=Search&meta=)

Eroica
2004-May-21, 08:28 PM
How about the smallest number :D (http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=0%2F1&btnG=Search&meta= )

JohnOwens
2004-May-26, 08:23 AM
How about the smallest number :D (http://www.google.ie/search?num=100&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=0%2F1&btnG=Search&meta= )
0/2. Beat you. :wink:

sarongsong
2004-May-29, 04:23 AM
Google Zeitgeist (http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist.html)
Google Answers (http://www.answers.google.com/answers/)
and the big enchilada:
Google Labs (http://labs.google.com/)
Gold Star for grokking "Sets" 8)

ToSeek
2004-May-29, 01:23 PM
Google technology (http://www.google.com/technology/pigeonrank.html)

I bet you never guessed how Google really works!