The Math Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics
|Author:||Clifford A. Pickover|
|Series:||Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics|
You don't have to be a whiz at maths to enjoy this fascinating appreciation of 250 milestones in the history of mathematics. The topics covered span more than 150 million years and range from the application of mathematical concepts in the understanding of knots, noughts and crosses, dice and other familiar items to the theoretical realm of fuzzy logic, catastrophe theory and the mathematical universe hypothesis. The book is illustrated in full colour throughout and Pickover's accessible prose makes its subject entertaining and educational for all readers.