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In our own image : personal symmetry in discovery

Author: István Hargittai; Magdolna Hargittai
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The title of our volume refers to what is well described by the following two quota- tions:"Godcreated man in his own image"l and "Man creates God in his own image."2 Our approach to symmetry is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: István Hargittai; Magdolna Hargittai
ISBN: 0306460912 9780306460913
OCLC Number: 41412050
Description: xvii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Perception and Symmetry --
3. Johannes Kepler --
4. Buckminster Fuller --
5. Linus Pauling --
6. Aleksandr Kitaigorodskii --
7. Desmond Bernal --
8. Pierre Curie --
9. Epilogue.
Responsibility: by István Hargittai, Magdolna Hargittai.
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`Istvan and Magdolna Hargittai have written a dazzling book on symmetry in all its complex and beautiful variety, especially on its central role in today's science. ... It is a delight to read and Read more...

 
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