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The loom of God : mathematical tapestries at the edge of time

Author: Clifford A Pickover
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Perseus Books, ©1997.
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"From the mysterious cult of Pythagoras, to the awesome mechanics of Stonehenge, to the fearsome ""gargoyles"" and glorious fractals created on the computer screens of today, Pickover evokes the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford A Pickover
ISBN: 0306454114 9780306454110
OCLC Number: 43843700
Description: 292 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: Are numbers gods? --
The end of the world --
Pentagonal numbers --
Doomsday : Friday, 13 November, A.D. 2026 --
666,666, gnomons, and oblong numbers --
St. Augustine numbers --
Perfection --
Turks and Christians --
The Ars Magna of Ramon Lull --
Death stars, a prelude to August 21, 2126 --
Stonehenge --
Urantia and 5,342,482,337,666 --
Fractals and God --
Behold the fractal quipu --
The Eye of God --
Number caves --
Numerical gargoyles --
Astronomical computers in Canchal de Mahoma --
Kabala --
Mathematical proofs of God's existence --
Eschaton now --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Clifford A. Pickover.

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