tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8735433304469034396.post4959753600309907301..comments2016-06-04T15:59:18.429-05:00Comments on Life's Most Important - And Obscure - Questions: 42: The Question at LastKatie Papilionoreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8735433304469034396.post-22905098778428993492012-11-23T08:38:22.602-06:002012-11-23T08:38:22.602-06:00(1) mid-age is 42 if human lifespan is 84 (i.e. fu...(1) mid-age is 42 if human lifespan is 84 (i.e. furthest time from birth and death)<br /><br />(2) twice 21, or the total minimum age two people need to be to ask permission to get married (traditionally). Or second 21st birthday if you restart the clock at 21.<br /><br />(3) the number of fingers and toes and heads on two people<br /><br />(4) the number of zeroes to the power of 10 which gives the ratio (10^42) of electromagnetic to gravitation force, as stated by Feynman in his 1964 Lectures, "The Character of Physical Law" (Feynman also suggests that the ratio of the radius of the universe to the classical radius of a proton is 10^42.)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com