Just Six Numbers by Martin J. Rees
The Deep Forces That Shape the Universe (Science Masters)

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The strength of this book is that it addresses the single most profound mystery of the universe...but also gives Rees room to discuss all the associated puzzles of antimatter, quantum effects...and so on in the same questioning context.
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The genesis of the universe elegantly explained in a simple theory based on just six numbers by one of the world's most renowned astrophysicists
 

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Matrin Rees is a leading researcher on cosmic evolution, black holes, and galaxies. He has himself originated many key ideas, and brings a unique perspective to themes discussed in this book. He is currently a Royal Society Research Professor, and Great Britain's Astronomer Royal. Through based in Cambridge University for most of his career, he travels extensively, and collaborates wit many colleagues in the U.S. and elsewhere. He is an enthusiast for international collaboration in research, and is a member of several foreign academies.
 
Published August 4, 2008 by Basic Books. 196 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Tim Radford on Jun 08 2012

The strength of this book is that it addresses the single most profound mystery of the universe...but also gives Rees room to discuss all the associated puzzles of antimatter, quantum effects...and so on in the same questioning context.

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