Numbers big and small, and the anthropic principle

numbers-150pxI’d like to share a couple of spooky things about numbers which a friend told me about years ago.

In our laws and formulae in science, we need some constants to make them work.¬†Things like the speed of light, the mass of an electron, Avogadro’s number, and so on.¬†These are some of the numbers that a professor puts on a test’s formula sheet so that students do not have to memorize them.

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