$50 billion: the amount Russia will invest in an ambitious space program to put a person on Mars, build a moon base, and shoot down foreign threats
9%: the portion of Americans who would have sex with a robot
7 millimeters: the average distance that nipples traveled toward the shoulders each year among women who didn't wear bras
60,000 tons: the estimated weight of a mysterious ancient stone artifact discovered under the Sea of Galilee
30 days: the time it would take to get to Mars using a new fusion rocket
$2.7 billion: the amount spent on crowdfunding in 2012, a three-fold increase from 2010
2017: the year the new exoplanet-hunting mission, called TESS, will launch
$5.3 million: the amount someone paid this week for a letter describing DNA that Francis Crick wrote to his son in 1953
1,000: the years humans have to colonize another planet before facing extinction on Earth, according to physicist Stephen Hawking
$200: the cost to produce a new DVD player that tests for HIV
1 billion: the number of stars the spacecraft Gaia will map of our galaxy's 100 billion
I don't know about PopSci, but billion is very different than million.
We all agree, but what are you referring to?
7mm x 60, for a bra-less woman 75 years old, comes out to 420mm. That is over 16 inches! Somehow I don't believe this at all. They'd be up on her shoulders!