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Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986801
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778178
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Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $2.99

In Infinite Ascent, David Berlinski, the acclaimed author of The Advent of the Algorithm, A Tour of the Calculus, and Newton’s Gift, tells the story of mathematics, bringing to life with wit, elegance, and deep insight a 2,500-year-long intellectual adventure.

Berlinski focuses on the ten most important breakthroughs in mathematical history–and the... Read more >
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The Fractalist
The Fractalist
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378606
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The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

A fascinating memoir from the man who revitalized visual geometry, and whose ideas about fractals have changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world.

Benoit Mandelbrot, the creator of fractal geometry, has significantly improved our understanding of, among other things, financial variability and erratic physical phenomena. In...

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Mathematical Curiosities
A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $11.99

An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying it

Most people agree that math is important, but few would say it's fun. This book will show you that the subject you learned to hate in high school can be as entertaining as a witty remark, as... Read more >
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The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824066
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $14.99

More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the... Read more >
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One, Two, Three
One, Two, Three
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379856
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One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and The Advent of the Algorithm, here is a riveting look at mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most fundamental concepts.
 
In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked...

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Proving Darwin
Proving Darwin
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907462
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.
 
For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, just as Darwin claimed, all of the Earth’s life-forms evolved by blind chance. But does Darwin’s...

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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Two veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts.

In the nineteenth century, English mathematician William Shanks spent fifteen years calculating the value of pi, setting a record for the number of decimal places. Later, his calculation was reproduced using large... Read more >
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Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488176
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

Gregory Chaitin, one of the world’s foremost mathematicians, leads us on a spellbinding journey, illuminating the process by which he arrived at his groundbreaking theory.

Chaitin’s revolutionary discovery, the Omega number, is an exquisitely complex representation of unknowability in mathematics. His investigations shed light on what we can ultimately know about the... Read more >
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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307790583
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Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

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... Read more >
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