Secrets of Creation: The Enigma of the Spiral Waves

Secrets of Creation: The Enigma of the Spiral Waves

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782797791
Publisher: Liberalis
Publication date: 06/07/2015
Edition description: Volume 2
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 897,515
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 5 - 17 Years

About the Author

Matthew Watkins was born in London in 1970. He trained to be a research mathematician, completing his PhD in 1994, but then left academia to travel and pursue other interests. He has stayed on the periphery of academic mathematics, having been an honorary research fellow at Exeter University since 2000.

Table of Contents

A re-introduction 1

16 Number systems within number systems within number systems within number systems… 5

17 The zeta function Bernhard Riemann's big discovery 29

18 Back to prime numbers remember them? 43

19 The Riemann zeta zeros a most mysterious splatter 67

20 Zeta zeros and spiral waves and exactly how they're related 81

21 The primes and the zeros two sides of a coin (but what's the coin?) 99

22 Philosophical interlude phew! put the kettle on … 119

23 The Riemann Hypothesis what everyone seems to want to know about 139

24 Reformulations of the Riemann Hypothesis other ways of saying the same thing 151

25 The significance of the Riemann Hypothesis does this really matter and, if so, why? 169

26 What's this really about? do you really expect me to answer that question? 189

27 A spectrum of vibrations the Riemann zeros are vibrations … but of what? 197

Notes 212

Appendices 10-14 226

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