Why Beauty Is Truth: The History of Symmetry

Why Beauty Is Truth: The History of Symmetry

by Ian Stewart
     
 

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An eminent teacher and writer explores an idea both simple and complex, both multidisciplinary and unifying-the story of symmetrySee more details below

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An eminent teacher and writer explores an idea both simple and complex, both multidisciplinary and unifying-the story of symmetry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465008759
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/02/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
724,823
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick and is well known for his writing and broadcasting about mathematics for nonspecialists. He has written over 140 research papers on such subjects as symmetry in dynamics, pattern formation, chaos, and mathematical biology, as well as numerous popular books, including Letters to a Young Mathematician, Does God Play Dice?, What Shape Is a Snowflake?, Nature’s Numbers, The Annotated Flatland, and Flatterland. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2001. He lives in Coventry, England.

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