Poetry of the Universe

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Anchor Books, 1996 - Mathematics - 210 pages
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An exciting intellectual tour through the ages showing how mathematical concepts and imagination have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe, this book is a delightful narrative "math for poets". Osserman traces the mathematical breakthroughs over the centuries and explains their significance. 40 illustrations throughout.

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Poetry of the universe: a mathematical exploration of the cosmos

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This short, delightful book is essential reading for those educated in the liberal and fine arts who have never had the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of mathematics and physics. Osserman, a ... Read full review

Contents

Measuring the Unmeasurable
3
Encompassing the Earth
20
The Real World
41
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