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10-to-minus12

We can consider the power 10-12 from multiple perspectives.  A few of many examples are listed below: Mass of an average human cell (10-12 Kg) Lowest pressure obtained in laboratory conditions (10-12 pascals) Surface area of an E. coli bacterium (6×10-12 m2) Kinetic energy of a D-T fusion neutron (2.26×10-12 joules) Wavelength of gamma rays [...]

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37 (kW or 50 hp outboard motor)

50 HP MARINER 4 STROKE 6490 Image from Apollo Duck Among the many ways that power can be described are in horsepower (hp), watts (W) or kilowatts (kW).  Horsepower is used more often to describe mechanical energy. From WhatIs.com: “A power level of 1 hp is approximately equivalent to 746 watts (W) or 0.746 kilowatts [...]

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