Boeing Frontiers
February 2003
Volume 01, Issue 09
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By the Numbers

0.1 Calories consumed by licking a stamp

4.5 The average speed of a housefly in miles per hour

23 The number of people needed in a group to ensure at least a 50-percent probability that two in the group share a birthday

27.6 In seconds, the flight-duration record for a hand-launched paper airplane

32 The number of years equal to a billion seconds


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