Posted by: Mark | February 15, 2011

How Much Information Did God Put in Your DNA?

I just read this post from Justin Taylor’s blog – this blows me away. Our God is an awesome God.

Copied from: How Much Information Did God Put in Your DNA? – Justin Taylor.

Looking at both digital memory and analog devices, the researchers calculate that humankind is able to store at least 295 exabytes of information. (Yes, that’s a number with 20 zeroes in it.)

Put another way, if a single star is a bit of information, that’s a galaxy of information for every person in the world. That’s 315 times the number of grains of sand in the world. But it’s still less than one percent of the information that is stored in all the DNA molecules of a human being.

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