Is it possible to print an entire book on the head of a pin ? 😜😜

You might be surprised to hear👂 anyone ask you such a question,isn’t it ? 😹 But there are scientists who have tried hard 😓 to print pages of a book on the head of a pin ! 😶

Let us consider a well know fact that the Encyclopedia Britannica  📘 book consists of 32,640 pages  😱 in its 15th edition as of year 2010 and it consists of  24 volumes 📚.So I would like to ask you a question……


Why cannot we write the entire 24 volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica on the head of a pin or needle?

Answer :

The head of a pin is about a sixteenth of an inch 👀 If you magnify it by 25,000 times 💀 then the area of the head of the pin is equal to the area of all the pages of the Encyclopedia Brittanica 😏😏 Therefore, all it is necessary to do is to reduce in size all the content in the Encyclopedia by 25,000 times 😬.But Is that possible?😴😴😴


It took 26 years for someone to prove that it is possible 😌😌. A Stanford University 🏤 student wrote the first page of Dickens “A Tale of Two Cities” on the head of a pin 🔨 The image shown above is a part of that single page(1985).So YES it possible to print 32,640 pages on the head of a pin !😎

Do you still think that the Goals in your life are too hard to be achieved by you ?

Just think about the possibility that arises 💣 when you are able to make an entire encyclopedia 📕 into the size of a pin !😍

This gave birth to a whole new form of science 🌏called as Nanotechnology.🔬

Nanotechnology is the branch of science which deals with the manipulation🙀 and functioning 😻 within the scale of nano meter (a nano metre is about 1 billionth of a metre ).


“I want to build a billion tiny factories, models of each other, which are manufacturing simultaneously… The principles of physics, as far as I can see, do not speak against the possibility of maneuvering things atom by atom. It is not an attempt to violate any laws; it is something, in principle, that can be done; but in practice, it has not been done because we are too big.”

  • Richard Feymann,Theoretical physicist


Scientists are currently building computers 💻, mobiles📱, etc with the help of new added features in minimum available space ! 👍 This can make the entire computational device to fit in your finger tip ! ☝

The image shown above gives you a brief idea about how technology will look (smaller) in a few decades. 👍

Scientists have also build a test robot 🗿 which could go through 🐌  your mouth and to your stomach to heal any kinds of ailments !! 🔨🔨 If you want to read more about this robot then please visit the link below. 🎯


Derick Soans
He is an Aspiring Entrepreneur from Mumbai, India. He is also a Speaker, Blogger and an Electrical Engineer. He blogs about Technology, Employability and Psychology at classbunker and aims at encouraging people to find their life’s purpose via blogging.

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