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A mathematical mystery tour : discovering the truth and beauty of the cosmos

Author: A K Dewdney
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title tells the story of a fictional historian of mathematics who travels around the world in pursuit of the answer to the question: "Why is the universe mathematical?" He investigates the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A K Dewdney
ISBN: 0471407348 9780471407348
OCLC Number: 45990903
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface. Point of Departure. THE HOLOS. Death of a Dream. The Birth of a Theorem. THE SUPERIOR WORLD. Al Jabr. The Spheres. THE VANISHING ACT. The Message. The Ultimate Reality. THE ENGINES OF THOUGHT. Horping Zooks. Mind Machines. Epilogue: Cosmos and Holos. Index.
Responsibility: A.K. Dewdney.

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