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The number 1021.
In British and German usage, the number 1036.



the number represented by one followed by 21 zeros, that is, the number 1021. In some countries the number 1036 is called a sextillion.

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This equation governs the thermal history of the black hole universe from its origin as a star-like black hole with several solar masses and growing through a supermassive black hole with billions of solar masses to the present state with hundred sextillions of solar masses.
2billion) and by February this year inflation was EIGHTY SEXTILLION - or 80,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 - per cent.
It is said to be the worst inflationary crisis since post-war Hungary experienced similar turmoil in 1946, For months, the value of the Zimbabwean dollar was falling by half every day, a mathematical devaluation that led some economists to estimate national inflation in February at 10 sextillion percent--otherwise known as 10 to the 21st power,
The country's inflation rate is 10 sextillion per cent.
Don't be alarmed, but something on the order of oh, about 10 sextillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) air molecules just entered your lungs.
A single ice crystal contains some ten sextillion molecules; therefore, "considering all the ways those molecules can be arranged," argues one contemporary scientist, "the odds against any two completely identical snowflakes having fallen since the atmosphere formed some four billion years ago are enormous.
Considering that Danny Sheridan's posted odds of the San Francisco 49ers winning the Super Bowl is 1 sextillion to 1, might the team suggest he take some sensitivity training?
7 sextillion (4,700,000,000,000,000,000,000) times more difficult than cracking a 56 bit key.
God the Father sat before me, a sextillion trillion billion million light years from earth in a fiery comet's tail, and at his feet one could look into Hell, luxuriant, blossoming gardens with lisping snakes and brightly feathered birds which warbled and chirped and slurped and clicked their tongues the whole time.
A mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillion infidels," Whitman, again.
Reaching upward, NASA equipped the shuttle with an ultraviolet telescope and measured the outer edges of the universe at 60 sextillion miles (60 billion, trillion miles).