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Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics

Popular Science

By: Michael Guillen

277 pages, no illustrations

Hyperion Press USA

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #107574 | ISBN: 0786881879
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€19 approx
Hardback | Dec 1995 | #107958 | ISBN: 0786861037
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About this book

As a regular contributor to daytime's most popular morning news show and an instructor at Harvard University, Dr. Michael Guillen unravels the equations that have led to the inventions and events that characterize the modern world. The stories behind Five Equations That Changed the World are not only chronicles of science, but also gripping dramas of jealousy, fame, war, and discovery.

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