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What does PETA- stand for?

PETA- stands for 10 to The 15th Power

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The world produces and uses about 1 quadrillion - 1,000,000,000,000,000, or 10 to the 15th power - Btu a week.
Over the past five years IBM and Sony have concurrently engaged in bringing the new class computing cascade into commercial life within about the same 2005-2006 period; at the high end is IBM's world performance shattering super-computing system, the P-machine (for Petaflop, 10 to the 15th power floating point operations per second), and at the low end is Sony's super-entertainment system (PlayStation 3-class gaming console and related systems).