This meme was swiped from the blog of Russ L. Here are the instructions:
- Grab the nearest book;
- Open it to page 56;
- Find the fifth sentence;
- Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions; and
- Don’t dig for your favourite book, the coolest book, or the most intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST
First off the shelf for me was Philip Ball’s ‘Critical Mass – How one thing leads to another’ – a fascinating and surprisingly accessible tome packed with interesting ideas, concepts and explanations. The sort that I manage to keep in my head for exactly as long as it takes to start the next paragraph. That’s my fault, by the way, not the author’s.
What it’s doing in my office, I have no idea. Maybe I think it makes me look intelligent.
The fifth sentence on page 56 is:
Played in reverse, the movie would not look at all odd: the reverse collision also obeys Newton’s Laws.