The Booles & the Hintons: Two Dynasties that Helped Shape the Modern World

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Atrium, 2016 - Mathematicians - 476 pages
A fascinating look at the Boole and Hinton families who are, among many other things, responsible for the invention of the Jungle Gym, the discovery of the Voynich Manuscript, and the creation of Boolean logic. Members of these two clans became renowned in their fields of physics, entomology, and botany. This book covers the generations between the Victorian era in England and the 20th century, when the family spread as far as the USA and China. With many black and white photos.

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