one-trillionth


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Noun1.one-trillionth - one part in a trillion equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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We can detect these proteins in tiny amounts, on the order of one-trillionth of a gram, in a tiny drop, which in the past we could not do, Cakmak said.
Baggott clearly lays out areas where scientists still haven't come up with solid answers--including what the conditions were like during the first one-trillionth of a second after the Big Bang and how prebiotic chemicals on the ancient Earth gave rise to living cells.
One newton is about the weight of an apple held to the Earth by gravity, and one piconewton is equivalent to one-trillionth of a newton.
The discovery ''gives us a window on the universe at the very beginning,'' when it was far less than one-trillionth of a second old, said theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss of Arizona State University, who was not involved in the work.
Pico" is actually the internationally recognized metric prefix for one-trillionth of a unit (10 to the -12th power), as in a "Picometer.
The process of scanning and downloading the information takes only picoseconds- so one-trillionth of a second- which means that security workers would be alerted to any alarming substances as you were approaching them.
In tests conducted in a magnetically shielded lab in Berlin, the rubidium cloud sensor was able to detect a magnetic field measuring one-trillionth of a tesla.
It is capable of generating optical pulses in the ultrafast duration of 3 picoseconds (1 picosecond = one-trillionth of a second), with ultrahigh output peak power of 100 watts and repetition frequency of 1 gigahertz.
The plasma only existed for about one-trillionth of a trillionth of a second, and it was tiny, about one-trillionth of a centimeter across.
The scientists then gave the spherical object the ultra-intense laser shots for one-trillionth of a second, heating the fuel to several million degrees C to cause a fusion, according to the study.