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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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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Shino Arihara
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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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Matter and Motion
Matter and Motion
Written by James Clerk Maxwell, Edited by Joseph Larmor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781573929899
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Matter and Motion

Written by James Clerk Maxwell
Edited by Joseph Larmor


Format: Trade Paperback, 185 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2002
Price: $18.99

This primer on physics, written in 1877 by the most eminent physicist of the 19th century, is intended as a brief introduction to Newtonian mechanics for students and educated lay readers. Though by modern standards this small work covers no new ground, it attests to the logical rigor and powers of... Read more >
Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
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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Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978711
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Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $14.00

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 PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
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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 >
Flatland
Flatland
Written by Edwin Abbott Abbott
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Numerology for Baby Names
Numerology for Baby Names
Written by Phyllis Vega
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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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The Elements of Natural Philosophy
The Elements of Natural Philosophy
Written by Baron William Thomson Kelvin and Peter Guthrie Tait
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781573929844
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The Elements of Natural Philosophy

Written by Baron William Thomson Kelvin and Peter Guthrie Tait


Format: Trade Paperback, 295 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2002
Price: $18.99

One of the most celebrated scientists of the 19th century, William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, was said to have more letters after his name than any man in the British Empire. His prodigious accomplishments included both theoretical insights and significant inventions. Among his contributions to theory were advances in hydrodynamics, an innovative... Read more >
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Written by Dan Rockmore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727726
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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
The Quest to Find the Hidden Law of Prime Numbers
Written by Dan Rockmore


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

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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