unit of time
- 10-10 seconds is 100 picoseconds.
- 10-9 seconds is 1 nanosecond.
- One picosecond is the half-life of a bottom quark.
- Ten picoseconds after the Big Bang, electromagnetism became its own force.
- It takes light about 3.3 picoseconds to travel one millimeter.
- It takes a common 3.0-gigahertz computer 3.3 × 100 picoseconds to add two integers together.