Achilles in the Quantum Universe: The Definitive History of Infinity

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Souvenir, 1998 - Astronomy - 224 pages
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In this guided tour down the centuries, Rich ard Morris shows how each new encounter with infinity has fu rthered the advancement of physics and mathematics. This is a mathematical detective story which is informative and educ ational. '

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User Review  - Dewayne Stark - Goodreads

This book was published in 1997 and since then I have read loads of material in the quantum field. Not that I would say I understand it but this was basically a reread with some interesting historical footnotes. Read full review

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User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

Meh. This reads more like a collection of disjointed encyclopedia entries than it does a book about a particular subject. Morris attempts to explain the specter of infinity in modern science and, to a ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Richard Morris lives in San Francisco, California.

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