Mathematical Scandals

Front Cover
Wide World Pub., 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 151 pages
0 Reviews
Behind the arcane realm of mathematical numbers, equations, and solutions lies the sometimes sordid world of real people, whose rivalries and deceptions are at odds with the mathematician's reputation for clear thinking and scientific detachment. In this highly readable volume, Pappas livens up the world of mathematics with 29 fascinating stories about its little-known scandals. 20 photos. 30 illustrations.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information