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Just Six Numbers
Martin Rees

Classification : Sciences
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 208
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753810224
Price : 599

About the book
How did a single 'genesis event' create billions of galaxies, black holes, stars and planets? How did atoms assemble -- here on Earth, and perhaps on other worlds -- into living beings intricate enough to ponder their origins? This book describes the recent avalanche of discoveries about the universe's fundamental laws, and the deep connections that exist between stars and atoms -- the cosmos and the microscopic world. Just six numbers, imprinted in the 'big bang', determine the essence of our world, and this book devotes one chapter to explaining each

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