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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Written by Dan Rockmore
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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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Simon
Simon
Written by Alexander Masters
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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: $14.99

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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Flatland
Flatland
Written by Edwin Abbott Abbott
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ISBN: 9781591022961
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Flatland
A Romance Of Many Dimensions
Written by Edwin Abbott Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 130 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2005
Price: $13.99

This highly original and entertaining short novel (which has been in print continually since its original publication in 1884) tells the story of A. Square, an inhabitant of the two-dimensional world Flatland. After an overview of Flatland society in all its aspects, A. Square recounts how he was led on a... Read more >
The Joy of Pi
The Joy of Pi
Written by David Blatner, Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739301715
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The Joy of Pi

Written by David Blatner
Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 16, 2002
Price: $10.79

No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi—or ? as it is symbolically known—is infinite and, in The Joy of pi, it proves to be infinitely intriguing. With incisive historical insight and a... Read more >
Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann, Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027232
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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Fascinating Figures and Noteworthy Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman


Format: Trade Paperback, 269 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $20.99

If you've been waiting for a book that will evoke the delight and intrigue that mathematics has to offer, this is the book for you.

What are the odds of finding two people who share the same birth date in a room of thirty-five? Most people would guess they're pretty... Read more >
Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
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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: $9.99

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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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
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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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Jinn from Hyperspace
Jinn from Hyperspace
Written by Martin Gardner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025658
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Jinn from Hyperspace
And Other Scribblings--Both Serious and Whimsical
Written by Martin Gardner


Format: Hardcover, 307 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2007
Price: $25.99

For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics. Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children's literature... Read more >
Numerology for Baby Names
Numerology for Baby Names
Written by Phyllis Vega
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440613909
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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: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 10, 1998
Price: $19.00

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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Piece = Part = Portion
Piece = Part = Portion
Written by Scott Gifford, Photographed by Shmuel Thaler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582461021
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Piece = Part = Portion
Fractions = Decimals = Percents
Written by Scott Gifford
Photographed by Shmuel Thaler


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2003
Price: $15.99

Just as hola and bonjour mean “hello,” in the language of math, fractions, decimals, and percents describe the same thing in slightly different ways. So why are so many kids bewildered by this math basic? Because rarely is the explanation of this important concept presented so clearly. Now there'¬?s PIECE... Read more >
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