In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas’s Lives of a Cell and James Watson’s The Double Helix, Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical ideas that have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe. In a richly anecdotal fashion, the book explores teh leaps of imagination and vision in mathematics that have helped pioneer our understanding of the world around us.
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Published by Anchor Jan 15, 1996| 224 Pages| 4-5/8 x 7-1/4| ISBN 9780385474290
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