Really BIG Numbers

When we talk about outer space we are always talking about really BIG numbers.  That of course is because space is REALLY BIG.  So what can we do to help us grasp some of these huge numbers, and how can we compare one really big number to another?

One easy way is to compare a number that is huge by describing how that really huge number compares to smaller things that we are familiar with.

Click on one of the tabs to the right to learn about really BIG numbers.