Holy Moley!

Today is 10/23, which is another math holiday in the tradition of Pi Day. On this hallowed day, we celebrate Amedeo Avogadro and his constant, appropriately called the Avogadro constant: NA = 6.022140857(74)x1023 (The exponent at the end is what gives us 10/23, though some scientists do celebrate on 6/2.) The units on this egregiously large … Continue reading Holy Moley!