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Stalking the Riemann hypothesis : the quest to find the hidden law of prime numbers

Author: Daniel N Rockmore
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Stalking the Riemann Hyothesis" takes you on a guided tour of the deepest mystery in mathematics.
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Rockmore, Daniel N. (Daniel Nahum)
Stalking the Riemann hypothesis.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2005
(OCoLC)681289604
Named Person: Bernhard Riemann; Bernhard Riemann; Bernhard Riemann; Bernhard Riemann; Riemann, Bernhard <1826-1866>; Bernhard Riemann
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel N Rockmore
ISBN: 037542136X 9780375421365
OCLC Number: 56194944
Description: x, 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
it all begins with zero --
The god-given natural numbers --
The shape of the primes --
Primal cartographers --
Shoulders to stand upon --
Riemann and his "very likely" hypothesis --
A Dutch red herring --
A prime number theorem, after all--and more --
Good, but not good enough --
First steps --
A chance meeting of two minds --
God created the natural numbers--
but, in a billiard hall? --
Making order out of (quantum) chaos --
God may not play dice, but what about cards? --
The millennium meeting.
Responsibility: Dan Rockmore.
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"Stalking the Riemann Hyothesis" takes you on a guided tour of the deepest mystery in mathematics.

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