On Sat, 22 Jan 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Edd111@aol.com writes:
> > Point of reference: How many atoms wide is the head of a pin?
> Atoms are about .1 to .2 nanometers, so a million of them are about .1
> millimeters. The head of a pin is about a millimeter, so it should be
> about 5-10 million atoms across.
Hal is talking about Carbon or Helium atoms. I was taking the question
fairly literally and assuming iron atoms which are a bit larger.
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