A Piece of Paper As Big As The Universe

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.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The current record for how many times someone has folded a piece of paper in half is twelve. (0:02)

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    If you folded a piece of paper in half 103 times, it would be thicker than the observable universe, 93 billion light years. (0:34)

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    A piece of paper is able to get so thick from folding in half because of exponential growth. (0:52)

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