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Distance to Sirius (brightest star in the night sky) (81.5 trillion km) is 50 thousand x Diameter of the star Betelgeuse (1.642 billion km)
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Number of rivets in the Eiffel Tower (2.5million )
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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Click here for Podcast: Andrew Elliott interviewed for New Books Network.