Tiffany's Reviews > Imagined Life: A Speculative Scientific Journey Among the Exoplanets in Search of Intelligent Aliens, Ice Creatures, and Supergravity Animals

Imagined Life by James Trefil
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Reading Progress

January 2, 2020 – Started Reading
January 2, 2020 – Shelved
January 2, 2020 –
page 6
2.5% ""The sort of number encountered only in astronomy and in computing the national debt.""
January 2, 2020 –
page 14
5.83% ""Even childhood fairy tales are subject to Newton's laws.""
January 7, 2020 –
page 46
19.17% "There is, in other words, no general definition of fitness--it depends completely on what traits will give an organization an advantage in a specific environment."
January 18, 2020 –
page 138
57.5% "A glance at human history shows that when two groups compete for the same resource, the result is seldom pleasant."
January 18, 2020 –
page 205
85.42% "The brain is very good at tasks ... that computers have a hard time with. On the other hand, there is a computer somewhere that knows all the people who will be flying on United airlines tomorrow... The brain and the computer are good at different things. As a result, they make a good team."
January 18, 2020 – Shelved as: non-fiction
January 18, 2020 – Shelved as: adult
January 18, 2020 – Shelved as: 2020
January 18, 2020 – Shelved as: stand-alone
January 18, 2020 – Finished Reading

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