## Seventeen Equations that Changed the WorldFrom Newton's Law of Gravity to the Black-Scholes model used by bankers to predict the markets, equations, are everywhere -- and they are fundamental to everyday life. |

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User Review - bluyssae - www.librarything.comFew people have such a helicopter view on physics and science in general and even fewer know how to write a book on it. Ian Stewart did such a good job that we even forgive him the common error that George Lemaitre was French. Read full review

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User Review - fpagan - LibraryThingNo-nonsense highlighting of equations, as opposed to avoiding them in the manner of many other mathematics books for general readers, and applied math as opposed to pure math -- discussions of how the ... Read full review

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In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World Ian Stewart No preview available - 2012 |