Mathematicians view of the patterns which we observe in the world. Why do many flowers have five or eight petals? Why do tigers have stripes, but leopards spots? Now available as an audio-cassette package, which includes the complete paperback edition.
Ian Stewart was awarded the 1995 Michael Faraday Medal by the Royal Society for the year's most significant contribution to the public understanding of science. He is Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Mathematics Awareness Centre at the University of Warwick. Previous publications include Does God Play Dice? and The Magical Maze.