Friday, May 9, 2014

The Shannon Number

The Shannon Number is the number of possible chess games.  It is estimated to be between 10^111 and 10^123.  For comparison, it is estimated that there are 10^81 atoms in the known universe.

1 comment:

  1. "between 10^111 and 10^123" So I take these are fairly large numbers. Got it! j