nagash     Sun, May 30, 2010  Permanent link
while reading this post, I couldn't keep this quote out of my mind...

There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.

Richard Feynman
US educator & physicist (1918 - 1988)