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User Review  - ewrinc - LibraryThing

This is a 'math appreciation' book for non-mathematicians. Good equations are beautiful (though not all beautiful equations are good). Each chapter is written by an eminent author about an equation ... Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

Really good chapters on the central equations of the quantization of light (Planck-Einstein), special relativity (Einstein), general relativity (Einstein), quantum mechanics (Schrödinger), quantum ... Read full review

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User Review  - name99 - LibraryThing

This seems like a good idea, a book of essays on various important equations in science, but as I've now grown to expect, the execution is ruined through the authors being terrified of actually using ... Read full review

It Must Be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science

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The power of equations can seem magical, writes MIT physics professor Frank Wilczek in an essay on the Dirac Equation, which describes the movement of quantum particles. Like the brooms created by the ... Read full review