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The Golden Ratio
The Golden Ratio
Written by Mario Livio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485526
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The Golden Ratio
The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number
Written by Mario Livio


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $13.99

Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: phi, or 1.6180339887...This curious mathematical relationship, widely known as "The Golden Ratio," was discovered... Read more >
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Secrets of Mental Math
Secrets of Mental Math
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer
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ISBN: 9780307347466
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Secrets of Mental Math
The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $10.99

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.

Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin... Read more >
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The Drunkard's Walk
The Drunkard's Walk
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780307377548
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The Drunkard's Walk
How Randomness Rules Our Lives
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are less reliable than we believe.

By showing us the true nature of... 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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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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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 >
The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024750
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The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2007
Price: $28.99

The most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most intriguing, number pattern in mathematics is the Fibonacci sequence. In this simple pattern beginning with two ones, each succeeding number is the sum of the two numbers immediately preceding it (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ad infinitum). Far from being just... Read more >
Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077977
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

Gregory Chaitin, one of the world’s foremost mathematicians, leads us on a spellbinding journey, illuminating the process by which he arrived at his groundbreaking theory.

Chaitin’s revolutionary discovery, the Omega number, is an exquisitely complex representation of unknowability in mathematics. His investigations shed light on what we can ultimately know about the... Read more >
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How Mathematics Happened
How Mathematics Happened
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024774
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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... Read more >
Secrets of Mental Math
Secrets of Mental Math
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307338402
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Secrets of Mental Math
The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $15.00

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.

Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin... Read more >
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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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The Power of Limits
The Power of Limits
Written by Gyorgy Doczi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302590
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The Power of Limits
Proportional Harmonies in Nature, Art, and Architecture
Written by Gyorgy Doczi


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $29.95

One of the delights of life is the discovery and rediscovery of patterns of order and beauty in nature—designs revealed by slicing through a head of cabbage or an orange, the forms of shells and butterfly wings. These images are awesome not just for their beauty alone, but because they suggest... 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 >
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