Poetry of the Universe
by Robert Osserman


Overview - In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell and James Watson's The Double Helix , Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical ideas that have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe.  Read more...

 

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Overview
In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell and James Watson's The Double Helix, Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical ideas that have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe. In a richly anecdotal fashion, the book explores teh leaps of imagination and vision in mathematics that have helped pioneer our understanding of the world around us.


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  • ISBN: 9780307790583
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Imprint: Anchor
  • Date: Apr 2011
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Random House, Inc.
 
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