The Universe in Zero Words
The Story of Mathematics As Told Through Equations
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
Most popular books about science, and even about mathematics, tiptoe around equations as if they were something to be hidden from the reader's tender eyes. Dana Mackenzie starts from the opposite premise: He celebrates equations. No history of art would be complete without pictures. Why, then, should a history of mathematics--the universal language of science--keep the masterpieces of the subject hidden behind a veil?
The Universe in Zero Words tells the history of...