Almost inevitably, at this point someone proffers an even

**bigger**number, “**googolplex**.” It is true that the word “**googolplex**” was coined to mean a one followed by a googol zeros. It's way**bigger than**a measly googol! True enough, but there is nothing as large as**infinity**either:**infinity**is not a number.What number is higher than infinity?

With this definition, there is nothing (meaning: no real numbers) larger than infinity. There is another way to look at this question. It come from an idea of Georg Cantor who lived from

**1845**to 1918. Cantor looked at comparing the size of**two**sets, that is**two**collections of things.What is the highest number in the world?

Googolplexian: The

**worlds largest number**with a name. A "1" followed by a googolplex of zeros. Googolplex: The second**largest number**with a name. A "1" followed by a googol of zeros. Googol: A large**number**.