Math

A Piece of Paper As Big As The Universe

If you folded a piece of paper in half 103 times, it would be thicker than the observable universe, 93 billion light years.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The current record for how many times someone has folded a piece of paper in half is twelve. 00:02

  2. If you folded a piece of paper in half 103 times, it would be thicker than the observable universe, 93 billion light years. 00:34

  3. A piece of paper is able to get so thick from folding in half because of exponential growth. 00:52

Written by Curiosity Staff February 25, 2015

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