Googology Wiki is an online encyclopedia and community dedicated to large numbers.

Welcome to the Internet's most comprehensive database of large numbers and fast-growing functions. We have made 10,569 articles since December 5, 2008. If you're fascinated by numbers like gossol or gongulus, why not help us out? We encourage you to edit! As of December 5, 2019, Googology Wiki is now 11 years old and going strong!

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Googology is the mathematical study of large numbers, their properties, and their nomenclature. If you're interested in the subject, but you don't know where to start, try reading about some basic functions and ideas:

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  • July 6, 2020: RIP, Ron Graham. See Graham's number.
  • April 11, 2020: RIP, John Conway. See Chained arrow notation.
  • December 5, 2019: Googology Wiki turned 11 years old!
  • June 8, 2019: Jonathan Bowers plans on making a video series on his arrays.
  • December 5, 2018: It's been 10 years since Googology Wiki was created. We came a long way!
  • October 30, 2018: Polish Googology Wiki is established.
  • July 19, 2018: Malay Googology Wiki is established.
  • June 14, 2018: This wiki has switched to HTTPS, however MathJax tries to load itself through HTTP, so many formulas will not render now. This has been fixed, but it'll take some time to be approved. Sorry about the mess again!
  • December 9, 2017: It is the 9th Anniversary of Sbiis Saibian's site!
  • December 5, 2017: Googology Wiki celebrates 9 years!
  • September 5, 2017: Czech Googology wiki is open.
  • January 4, 2017: We finally reached our 10,000th article!!!
  • December 5, 2016: Happy 8th birthday, Googology Wiki!

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