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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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