Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry

Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry

by Ian Stewart

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ISBN-13: 9780465082377
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 603,359
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About 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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