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Once again the services of Citizens Communication of W. Va. has allowed it to rain on my phone line! It finally dried out this morning. So what is the smallest unit of measurement of distance used in scientific circles?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), December 10, 2001


Hey Mitch, I was worried about you!!! You're going to have to hold an umbrella over that phone line next time it rains!!

No idea on the stumper question though...

-- Melissa (me@home.net), December 10, 2001.

Hmm...just guessing..

1) anything with the prefix 'nano" (as in nanosecond)


2) quark (?)

-- Cat (catcrazy@somewhere.com), December 10, 2001.

Is it a joule? I was doing dishes and this popped into my head. Probably wrong though. give us some hints.

-- Melissa (me@home.net), December 10, 2001.

This measurement is so small that it does not exist in the real world, it can only be used in formula formats. It is 625million, trillion, trillion times smaller than a centimeter. It is written with 32 "0"'s before it returns to numbers to the right of the decimal place.

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), December 10, 2001.

My son suggested an angstrom. Polly

-- (jserg45@hotmail.com), December 10, 2001.

Mitch: I didn't go to MIT and I don't consider myself dumb, but your stumpers are way above my head and wish you would come down to my level....Daaaa Radar

-- Robert (snuffy@1st.net), December 10, 2001.

A negative nano google angstrom???? I am clueless in Kansas!

-- Cheryl in KS (cherylmccoy@rocketmail.com), December 10, 2001.

Radar; there are people who can compete at the level I post at this forum, and to post at a lower level would be non competative for them, you are granted the option of not responding to questions beyond your range of exposisure. My inability is spelling correctly, whats yours?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), December 10, 2001.

Since I know you all are huddled around your screens waiting for this earth shattering answer it is a Planck Length, the distance an atom can move without affecting other atoms. Now get some shoes on, fix your hair, give that bath robe to the dog and get me some breakfast; Now Woman!!!

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), December 11, 2001.

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