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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, NY [u.a.] Simon & Schuster 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Évariste Galois; Évariste Galois
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Livio
ISBN: 0743258207 9780743258203 0743258215 9780743258210
OCLC Number: 845878753
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [309] - [332]
Description: x, 353 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Notenbeisp
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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