There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable, like this Forum.
There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
As I said to Loonquawl and Phouchg (the receivers of the Ultimate Answer) I have checked it very thoroughly, and 42 quite definitely is the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything.
On the other hand, I do not know the ultimate question to Life, the Universe and Everything, but the Foundation has designed an even more powerful computer, Raspberry Pi, to calculate it.
After ten million years of waiting for RS and Farnell to send them out to customers, however, the Earth is almost certain to be destroyed by Vogons five minutes before they are delivered...