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Tales of physicists and mathematicians

Author: S G Gindikin
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lively account of the lives and achievements of such outstanding scientists as Tartaglia, Galileo, Heygens, Pascal, and Gauss. Originally written for students in the Soviet Union, the book describes the situation of mathematics and physics in the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries tracing the thread of scientific discovery from one generation to the next.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Carl Friedrich Gauss; Blaise Pascal; Christiaan Huygens; Carl Friedrich Gauss; Christiaan Huygens; Blaise Pascal
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S G Gindikin
ISBN: 0817633170 9780817633172 3764333170 9783764333171
OCLC Number: 16649415
Language Note: Translation of, Rasskazy o fizikakh i matematikhakh.
Notes: Translation of: Rasskazy o fizikakh i matematikhakh.
Description: x, 157 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Rasskazy o fizikakh i matematikakh.
Responsibility: Semyon Grigorevich Gindikin ; translated by Alan Shuchat.
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A lively account of the lives and achievements of such outstanding scientists as Tartaglia, Galileo, Heygens, Pascal, and Gauss. Originally written for students in the Soviet Union, the book describes the situation of mathematics and physics in the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries tracing the thread of scientific discovery from one generation to the next.

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