Kasner also defined a much larger number, the googolplex, which is 1 followed by a googol
Math and science teachers sometimes use the googol
to give some perspective to the size of the universe or the size of infinity.
Google is a reworked form of googol
, and tyre giant Bridgestone sounds English but is a translation of the founder's surname, Ishibashi - Japanese for stone bridge.
Em setembro de 1997, Larry e Sergey perceberam que o seu mecanismo de busca precisava de um novo nome e, usando a tecnica do brainstorming, escolheram Google, uma brincadeira com o termo googol
, explicado anteriormente.
They picked googol
, a greek work which means a vast number represented by one followed by 100 noughts.
As BackRub developed street cred, the name was changed to Google--from the mathematical term googol
, which is the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes, equal to 10 (100).
Here was a man who had never heard of a googol
but was willing to lose pounds 468,000 by choosing that as the answer to: A number one followed by 100 zeros is known by what name?
is the number 10 multiplied by itself 100 times.
At present, the local motion controller market enterprises, such as Googol
Technology, Shanghai Weihong and Leadshine Technology etc.
is the name given to 1 followed by 100 zeroes, and | inspired the name of the internet company.
When the Internet search company Google were looking for a name, they slightly altered the spelling of googol
to create Google, and even named their company headquarters in California Googleplex.
It was to have been called Googol
(a mathematical term for a really big number - 1 with 100 noughts) but someone else already had the domain name.
THE name Google originated from a misspelling of googol
, a number represented by 1 followed by 100 zeros.
In fact this same famous Kasner nephew offered the 'googolplex', which is defined to be a 1 followed by a googol
of zeros (p.
They left college without completing their doctorates and changed the name to Google - a play on the mathematical term googol
which is a one followed by 100 zeroes.