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Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95
Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of
The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art.
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The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95
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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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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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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Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99
Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of
The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art.
Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where
The Da Vinci Code left off...
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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...
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The Babylonian Theorem
The Mathematical Journey to Pythagoras and Euclid
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $26.00
In this sequel to his award-winning How Mathematics Happened, physicist Peter S. Rudman explores the history of mathematics among the Babylonians and Egyptians, showing how their scribes in the era from 2000 to 1600 BCE used visualizations of how plane geometric figures could be partitioned into squares, rectangles, and right triangles...
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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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How Mathematics Happened
The First 50,000 Years
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover, 291 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2006
Price: $26.99
In this fascinating discussion of ancient mathematics, author Peter Rudman does not just chronicle the archeological record of what mathematics was done; he digs deeper into the more important question of why it was done in a particular way. Why did the Egyptians use a bizarre method of expressing fractions? Why...
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