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Is God a mathematician?

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. printingView all editions and formats
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This fascinating exploration of the great discoveries of history's most important mathematicians seeks an answer to the eternal question: Does mathematics hold the key to understanding the mysteries of the physical world?.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Livio
ISBN: 9780743294058 074329405X
OCLC Number: 473869982
Description: x, 308 sider : ill.
Contents: A mystery --
Mystics : the numerologist and the philsopher --
Magicians : the master and the heretic --
Magicians : the skeptic and the giant --
Statisticians and probabilists : the science of uncertainty --
Geometers : future shock --
Logicians : thinking about reasoning --
Unreasonable effectiveness?. On the human mind, mathematics, and the universe.
Responsibility: Mario Livio

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