How many zeroes is that?

One trillion has 12 zeroes. This was the headline dollar figure which was agreed at the London G20 summit last week in an attempt to tackle the global economic crisis.

It’s kind of hard to wrap your mind around such an astronomical figure which the BBC has also picked up on. I tweeted a few things I’d either found or fathomed about this at the time but in case you missed them, or aren’t following me yet, I’ve gathered them together in one place.

XKCD Comic 558

From XKCD

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