On Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:47:15 -0700, Joe Niederberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Lou Talman says: >> The size of the device isn't the limiting factor. It's estimated that >> there are roughly 10^82 particles in the universe, so finding enough >> hydrogen atoms will be a problem... > > You are of course correct. After I estimated the size I immediately > suspected what you say here, without even knowing an estimate for > #hydrogen particles. So much for > the hydrogen economy :-( > > The optimistic response, though, is OK, how many universes do we need? > (I hear there's PLENTY to go around.)
Yeah, but are you gonna use the H atoms you find in them, or are you gonna use the universes themselves?
May make a difference in your size estimate... :D
- -- - --Louis A. Talman Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences Metropolitan State University of Denver