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Powers of Ten Cookies = Love

Recipe for Giada de Laurentiis’ Double Chocolate Chip Cookies: 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, such as Ghiradelli, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 2 x 10+12 pounds of chocolate is produced worldwide each year. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature According to nutritiondata.com, one tablespoon of butter has 420 kilojules of energy—all from fat.  420 kilojoules is [...]

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7 (International System of Units [SI] base units)

The International System of Units (SI) is founded on seven SI base units for seven base quantities assumed to be mutually independent, as given in Table 1. Here is the SI list from the NIST reference on Constants, Units and Uncertainty. Table 1.  SI base units SI base unit Base quantity Name Symbol length meter [...]

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9 (.10956)

Electron rest mass from Table of Physical constants “The electron rest mass, symbolized m e , is the mass of an electron as measured when its speed is zero relative to an observer. The electron has extremely small mass  – it’s almost 2000 times less massive than the proton — at approximately 9.10956 x 10 [...]

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