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Amir D. Aczel

AMIR D. ACZEL is the author of fourteen books, including the international bestseller Fermat’s Last Theorem, which has been translated into twenty-two languages. He is a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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Descartes's Secret Notebook
Written by Amir D. Aczel
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | October 2006
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-2034-6 (0-7679-2034-1)

René Descartes (1596–1650) is one of the towering and central figures in Western philosophy and mathematics. His apothegm “Cogito, ergo sum” marked the birth of the mind-body problem, while his creation of so-called Cartesian coordinates have made our physical and intellectual conquest of physical space possible.

But Descartes had a mysterious and... Read more






God's Equation
Written by Amir D. Aczel
Delta | Trade Paperback | November 2000
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-33485-3 (0-385-33485-0)

Are we on the verge of solving the riddle of creation using Einstein's "greatest blunder"?

In a work that is at once lucid, exhilarating and profound, renowned mathematician Dr. Amir Aczel, critically acclaimed author of Fermat's Last Theorem, takes us into the heart of science's greatest mystery.

In January 1998, astronomers found... Read more






Present at the Creation
Written by Amir D. Aczel
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-59182-1 (0-307-59182-4)

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, the immensely hot and dense conditions that existed some...

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