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The constants of nature

from Alpha to Omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe

by John D. Barrow

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical constants -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-342) and index

    StatementJohn D. Barrow
    GenrePopular works
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC39 .B37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17071782M
    ISBN 100375422218
    LC Control Number2002075975


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