Monday, March 19, 2012

Douglas Adams and 42: a bunch of number nerds explain.

Pay attention now.

Thanks to the Guardian for this - click here for more maths.


Jack Barrow said...

Wasn't the Hubble Constant originally thought to be 42. This turned out to be an error but when it's expressed in imperial it turns out to be 42. I'm not completely sure I remember this properly but it does come back to 42 somehow.

Margaret Nelson said...

I have no idea! I'm not a number nerd. :-)