Tag Archives: 10+02

What!?! A chair too tiny for a dust mite?!?

Yes, really!  The Nano Chair–a mere 5 microns or 10-06 meters in height–is the smallest chair that I own.  Invisible to the naked eye, it continues to be invisible even when a microscope strong enough to reveal a dust mite (miniscule within the cavernous spaces of your computer’s keyboard) is trained upon it!  At only [...]

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Numbers Falling Lightly Off the Printed Page

An article in today’s New York Times Arts Section announced that the firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro will design a museum to house the contemporary art collection [2,000 (2 x 10+03) pieces] of Eli Broad in Los Angeles.  Two quoted sentences are rife with powers of ten numbers: “The Broads are expected to spend between [...]

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  • Countdown to Powers of Ten Day

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