It's about 8,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 0.50 tons is 7,750,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000000001290 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00000000006450 tons. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 3,010 tons of salt each year.
It's about 1,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.000000000670 times 0.50 tons.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.000000000330 tons. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about 750,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 0.50 tons is 726,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000000001380 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.0000000006890 tons. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 0.0675 tons of sugar each year.
It's about 150,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 0.50 tons is 125,000,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00000000800 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000000004010 tons. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2.210 tons of sesame seeds each day.
It's about 100,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000001000 times 0.50 tons.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000000490 tons. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 15,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000000630 times 0.50 tons.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.0000000320 tons. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 2,000,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.000000500 times 0.50 tons.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.000000200 tons. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.