June 30th, 2008 at 10: 32 am googol is 1 followed by 100 zeros. gladyz Says:
Famously, Page and Brin rented a garage as their startup home and, on September 4, 1998, launched Google Inc, a deliberate mis-spelling of the word googol, the mathematical term for a one followed by a hundred zeros.
In a nod to their geeky roots as children of computer science and math professors, Page and Brin had derived the name from the mathematical term "googol" - a 1 followed by 100 zeros.
First off, they specifically took the name of the company from the word googol, which is a very large number 1 with one hundred zeros after it, after first thinking of the word googolplex, which is 1 followed by a googol of zeros, as a symbol of the immense amount of data their search engine would search through.
The name itself springs from a number—a googol is a 1 followed by 100 zeros.
Even more impressive is a googol, which is greater than the number of particles in the known universe:
Google probably wanted to use 10e100, since that character string means 10 to the 100 power - in other words, a googol.
A googol is a one followed by a hundred zeros -- or, in technical terms, "a freakin 'ginormous number."
This number, called a googol (just a made-up name), is the largest number with a name.
The company name is a play on the word googol, which refers to the number 1 followed by one hundred zeros.
This is a googol: 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
Not a search engine.
Guy1 "I think i'll count from 1 to a googol" Guy2 "ok guess I'll see you in heaven" Guy1 "why?" Guy2 "Because it will take your whole life to even come close to counting to a Googol" Guy1 "ohhhhh, well how about a million?" Guy2 " (sighs) cya in about 15 years then" Guy1 "But i thought..." Guy2 pulls out a pistol and shoots himself Guy1 "Was it something i said?" Guy2's dead body shoots himself again twice.
1, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 = googol, a number with one-hundred zeros after it
1. While overweight, pasty and mute, Erica aspired to be more than an extra in movies and hoped her racy clothing would gain her notice over the rest of the googol. I like this salon because I can park my car right in front and avoid the googols that plague the mall.
Googol was the answer to the million-pound question on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? when Major Charles Ingram allegedly attempted to defraud the quiz show on 10 September 2001." "In one Peanuts strip, Lucy asks Schroeder what the chances are of them getting married, and Schroeder responds "about a googol to one." "In an episode of the animated series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fast Forward," the "Gaminator" video games system is said to have a "3 googolhertz processor." "A googol is precisely as far from infinity as is the number one.
dude your mom is 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, (googol) times hotter than Pamela Anderson