God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History

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Stephen W. Hawking
Running Press, 2005 - Mathematics - 1160 pages
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Bestselling author and physicist Stephen Hawking explores the "masterpieces" of mathematics, 25 landmarks spanning 2,500 years and representing the work of 15 mathematicians, including Augustin Cauchy, Bernard Riemann, and Alan Turing. This extensive anthology allows readers to peer into the mind of genius by providing them with excerpts from the original mathematical proofs and results. It also helps them understand the progression of mathematical thought, and the very foundations of our present-day technologies. Each chapter begins with a biography of the featured mathematician, clearly explaining the significance of the result, followed by the full proof of the work, reproduced from the original publication.

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User Review  - Abdulrahman Balghunaim - Goodreads

Nice book . Discussing the works and contribution of 21 of the most influencial mathematicans in history starting from Euclid to Turning . It presents their contribution and the problems they face in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sabŕ Peterson - Goodreads

Ive read it three times till now and I think I'll never get tired of reading it again and again. Those who adore physics and maths should really read it *__* Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Stephen Hawking's ability to make science understandable and compelling to a lay audience was established with the publication of his first book, A Brief History of Time, which has sold nearly 10 million copies in 40 languages. Hawking has authored or participated in the creation of numerous other popular science books, including On the Shoulders of Giants and The Illustrated On the Shoulders of Giants.

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