Stupid bit of Trivia

George W Chacko gchacko at
Wed Aug 21 17:21:51 EST 1991

In article <589.28b28c90 at> friedman at writes:
>Does anybody know the prefix for 10^-21 (i.e.,  pico = 10^-12; fento = 10^-15; 
>atto= 10^-18)?  
>With the ability of PCR to amplify as little as 1 molecule of DNA,
>we got curious as to prefixes for 10^-21 and 10^-24.  
>Do they exist???  
>If not, anyone want to suggest some???

How about uno-decodeco? :)


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