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I have read and re-read this book at least 5 times since I bought my first copy in 2003. Each time, a new insight or deeper understanding has emerged. Read morePublished on March 3, 2014 by Daniel M. Young
I expected an in depth discussion of physical constants and their relationships. The content is 90% uninteresting history. However, it does contain a few good charts. Read morePublished on October 6, 2013 by jim johnson`
Hence, I give 4 stars to this book.
I have read several books of the author, starting with "The Theory of Everything (the 1st version)". Read more
Let's start with what this book is not about. It's not about mathematical constants such as pi and little e, the natural logarithm. Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by James W. Fonseca
Nature's Constants. Holy cow, what are those? Are they the inch, the foot, the yard, the mile? The answer to that question is...a definite maybe.
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In order to explain physical reality, physicists measure and determine physical quantities/parameters/information related to the object/subject in question using well defined laws... Read morePublished on June 18, 2008 by Rama Rao
Barrow's has a good humour about philosophy but also takes it seriously enough to explain all concepts clearly. Numbers are not my thing but this one pulled me in pretty tight. Read morePublished on August 27, 2007 by James Lindsay