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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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THE PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831484
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THE PHYSICISTS

Written by Daniel J. Kevles


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $14.99

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed in its breadth and literary style, Kevles's account portrays the brilliant scientists who became a powerful force in bringing the world into... Read more >
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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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Written by Dan Rockmore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427946
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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
The Quest to Find the Hidden Law of Prime Numbers
Written by Dan Rockmore


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

For 150 years the Riemann hypothesis has been the holy grail of mathematics. Now, at a moment when mathematicians are finally moving in on a proof, Dartmouth professor Dan Rockmore tells the riveting history of the hunt for a solution.In 1859 German professor Bernhard Riemann postulated a law capable of describing... Read more >
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Numerology for Baby Names
Numerology for Baby Names
Written by Phyllis Vega
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569875
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Numerology for Baby Names
Use the Ancient Art of Numerology to Give Your Baby a Head Start in Life
Written by Phyllis Vega


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $13.99

What's in a name? In the fascinating terms of numerology--everything! Parents can now add a touch of magic to their search for the perfect, most meaningful name with this unique guide. Numerology asserts that all words, including our own names, have numeric equivalents which reveal fascinating information about who we are--and... Read more >
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Simon
Simon
Written by Alexander Masters
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345532213
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Simon
The Genius in My Basement
Written by Alexander Masters


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $12.99

Alexander Masters tripped over his first book subject on a Cambridge sidewalk, and the result was the multi-award-winning bestseller Stuart: A Life Backwards. His second, he’s found under his floorboards.
 
One of the greatest mathematical prodigies of the twentieth century, Simon Norton stomps around Alexander’s basement in semidarkness, dodging between...

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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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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Shino Arihara
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374538
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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree

Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Shino Arihara


Format: eBook, 30 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $10.99

It's easy to count three of something-- just add them up. But how do you count zero, a number that is best defined by what it's not?

Can you see it?
Can you hear it?
Can you feel it?

This important math concept is beautifully explored in a way that will inspire children to find... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2016 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2015
Price: $10.99

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