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Just for kicks – let’s see how an ordinary person can relate to the number “one trillion”.

To put things into perspective we ask: Who was living in Europe one trillion seconds ago? How many trillion days old is the universe? Which is better, a 100,000 mile or a one trillion inch power-train warranty? How many space shuttle launches would it take to generate one trillion horsepower? Read on for the answers to these questions and a host of interesting facts as we explore one trillion.

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