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By: Mark Buchanan
235 pages, Illus
The notion that humans are all about six 'degrees of separation' away from each other is an example of small world networks, a piece of mathematics as fundamental to the natural world as Fibonacci numbers and the Golden Mean, but which has only been studied for 4 years. The author convincingly stakes out the many areas in which this new science is providing surprising insights.
Good reviews coming in for this title: "Some of the conclusions are truly surprising."FOCUS "Enthralling"DAILY MAIL "Buchanan goes for the guts of numbers, the power laws that underlie every network from the Kevin Bacon game connecting Hollywood stars to worms' nervous systems."NEW SCIENTIST
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