Re: All this chatter about a (previously) universal constant
Anathem= Concepts from Roger Penrose's books on math: Eg. "road to Reality"..
YUM, first 16 chapters is a review of Math Analysis to enable reading the rest of his book..
caveiat= had to read the book 3 times, First as a SF Novel, Second quickly to see what was covered, Last to actually answer his test questions and get something out of this exquisit book.. RS.