## One, two, three ... infinity: facts & speculations of science |

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#### LibraryThing Review

User Review - dcunning11235 - LibraryThingAn entertaining read, written at a very accessible level (and before it was decided that math had to be banished from pop sci books.). It is perhaps too basic, if you have any physics/math/astronomy ... Read full review

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User Review - nbmars - LibraryThingThis delightful little book was first published in 1947. The author was a theoretical physicist and cosmologist with a penchant for comprehensible writing and idiosyncratic, but informative ... Read full review

### Contents

Natural and Artificial Numbers | 25 |

Unusual Properties of Space | 43 |

Coordinate systems | 44 |

Copyright | |

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