f9488a8cf8 The Ultimate Hitch Hicker's Guide to the Galaxy. Description: The unhappy inhabitants of planet krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads so they plan to destroy it. In New York City, 42nd Street is a main and very popular two-way thoroughfare. 42 is the result given by the web search engines Google and Wolfram Alpha when the query "the answer to life the universe and everything" is entered as a search. (the answers working up to 4 12 = "19" in base 39), but "breaks" precisely when one attempts the answer to 4 13 in base 42, leading Alice to declare "oh dear! I shall never get to twenty at that rate!" Rule Forty-two in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ("All persons more than a mile high to leave the court"). Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Phase 02 - Episode 11Δ.
Further, 42 is the 10th member of the 3-aliquot tree. If you enjoy Douglas' books, why not buy them. Other fields. The Sutra of 42 Sections is a Buddhist scripture. Tower 42 is a skyscraper in the City of London, formerly known as the NatWest Tower. (which, as it turns out, is just the right one to get him on track). [Source: Talmud Kidduschin 71a, Translated by Rabbi Dr. ^ What Lewis Carroll Taught Us: Alice's creator knew all about role-playing. This, however improbable, always keeps him on the right trail. The number is also reflected in the postal code for that area.