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The equation that couldn't be solved : how mathematical genius discovered the language of symmetry

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: New York [u.a.] : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. Simon & Schuster paperback edView all editions and formats
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From the author of the bestseller The Golden Ratio comes the story of the 4,000-year-long mathematical quest that uncovered the laws of symmetry in nature and the arts.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Livio
ISBN: 0743258207 9780743258203 0743258215 9780743258210
OCLC Number: 255722727
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [309] - [332].
Description: XII, 353 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Responsibility: Mario Livio.
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"Mario Livio has done a marvelous job combining the gripping human saga of the lives of two mathematical geniuses who died young with the key mathematical ideas of symmetry and structure. He explains Read more...

 
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