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The Constants of Nature From Alpha to Omega

By: John D Barrow
Publisher: Vintage
The Constants of Nature
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  • The Constants of Nature ISBN: 9780099286479 Paperback Dec 2003 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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The author of the successful Pi in the Sky and The Anthropic Cosmological Principle describes how physical constants, for example units of measurement, have come to be established and why they are significant. The range of topics discussed is huge and the language somewhat technical. The anthropic principle, which the author helped to elucidate, is discussed with exemplary clarity.

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John Barrow is Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of several bestselling books, including Theories of Everything and Impossibility.
By: John D Barrow
Publisher: Vintage
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'Fascinating...The major strength of the book lies in the diversity of topics discussed' Nature
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