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Graham: A Very, Very Big Number - Various Things S1E6
 
There is a number that won't fit in our universe, and it's name is Graham.

This week, I look at Graham's number - a number so large that thinking about it can kill you.

I've included links to further reading and a transcript for those who want to know more below!

Great YouTube video from Numberphile 

Wikipedia entry

Furry Squirrel has some good things to say

Plus Magazine goes into more detail about the dinner party example

Googology entry on TREE sequence

Applications of Ramsey Theory

Ronald Graham biography

Theme Music - Dub Eastern Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/