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JUST SIX NUMBERS by Martin J. Rees
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Oct 11, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction, astronomy, physics
Read in June, 2012

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05/22/2012 page 41
20.0% "What would happen if gravity was a bit stronger than it is, compared with the electrical force? Rees beautifully explains how stars and planets would then need to be smaller and life much harder to evolve on them as we know it. The largest beings will be insect-like creatures with thick legs to support themselves against gravity. This stuff is very interesting!"
05/25/2012 page 71
41.0% "He isretty good at explaining stuff, and his inclusion of a couple of Escher's works was interesting."
05/25/2012 page 71
41.0% "He is pretty good at explaining stuff and his inclusion of a couple of Escher's works was interesting. I'm enjoying this book. He seems rather a nice guy!"
05/28/2012 page 103
60.0% "Wish I picked this up earlier. It is a very accessible book."

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