Hmm... Should I be disturbed now?

Aerogel: "An ounce of aerogel has the surface area of 10 football fields". Where DO we find the room for all our aerogel?

Harbour Town Golf Links: "In the area of two football fields sit the first and 10th tees, ninth green, putting green, driving range, clubhouse and hospitality tents, not to mention the pathway to other holes." Woah, woah, and why are we using that space for golf?

New Northwestern Memorial Hospital: "Building contains floor area of 44 football fields." But floored football fields make for poor areas indeed...

Rainforests, Office Buildings, Continents, Planets, Golf Courses, Schools Sites, Hot-air Balloons, Chemical Substances, Paper Products, Disk Space, giant AIDS Quilts… what's that in football fields, you say?

BTW: The regulation NFL football field is 120 yards long and 52 & 1/3 yards wide.

Handy Conversion Table:
1 football field   =   5351 square meters
1 square meter     =   1.869e-4 football fields

Of course the regulation Canadian football field is 150 yards (110 yards in the field of play plus a 20 yard end zone at each end) by 65 yards wide. Thus, 137.16 metres x 59.43 metres.

So in Canada:
1 football field = 8152 square metres
1 square metre = 1.227 *10^(-4) football fields
1 football field = 9750 square feet
1 square foot = 1.026 *10^(-4) football fields

So for maximum precision one should say "An ounce of aerogel has the surface area of 10 NFL football fields (slightly less in Canada)".

How do Americans play football on such a tiny field? Well, with 1 less player per side, I know, but still ...

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