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Mass of the Apollo program Command Module in Lunar orbit (28,800 kg) is 10 thousand x Mass of a brick (2.9 kg)
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Energy released in burning a match (1 kJ)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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