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Tales of mathematicians and physicists

Author: S G Gindikin
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gindikin, S.G. (Semen Grigorʹevich).
Tales of mathematicians and physicists.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2006935553
(OCoLC)77481040
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S G Gindikin
ISBN: 9780387488110 0387488111
OCLC Number: 186510895
Language Note: In English, translated from the Russian.
Notes: Translation of: Rasskazy o fizikakh i matematikhakh.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 382 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Ars magna (the great art) --
Two tales of Galileo --
Christiaan Huygens and pendulum clocks --
Secrets of the cycloid --
Blaise Pascal --
The beginnings of higher geometry --
Leonhard Euler --
Joseph Louis Lagrange --
Pierre-Simon Laplace --
Prince of mathematicians --
Felix Klein --
The magic world of Henri Poincaré --
The enigma of Ramanujan --
On the advantages of coordinates and the art of chaining hyperboloids --
The complex world of Roger Penrose.
Other Titles: Rasskazy o fizikakh i matematikakh.
Responsibility: Simon Gindikin ; translated from the Russian by Alan Shuchat.

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