googol

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The number 10100, written as 1 followed by 100 zeros

If the universe were packed solid with neutrons, say, so there was no empty space anywhere, there would still only be about 10128 particles in it, quite a bit more than a googol but trivially small compared to a googolplex.

The number 10[100], written as 1 followed by 100 zeros
{i} number 1 followed by 100 zeros, 10 to the power of 100
a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)
googol

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    goo·gol

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    Etymology

    [ 'gü-"gol ] (noun.) 1938. Made up in 1938 by the nine year old Milton Sirrota, the nephew of mathematician Edward Kasner who had asked Milton for the hypothetical number of 10 to the 100th.

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