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It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science

It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science

Graham Farmelo

At the heart of science lies the mathematical equation. This volume brings together some living scientists, historians and writers, each of whom seek to unpack an equation so that it becomes understandable. The contributors include Roger Penrose, John Maynard Smith and Arthur Miller.
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The exact sciences have an immense weight and influence in our culture. At the heart of their effectiveness lies the mathematical equation. The difficult form of the great equations - particularly those of modern physics - has often acted as an obstacle to any understanding and they have come to embody the mystery and terror of modern science. This volume brings together some living scientists, historians and writers about science. They each seek to unpack an equation so that it becomes understandable. The contributors include Roger Penrose, John Maynard Smith, Arthur Miller, Steven Weinberg and Oliver Morton.

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Title - It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science

Edition -

Author - Graham Farmelo

ISBN 13 - 9781862074798

Imprint - Granta Books

Publisher - Granta Books

Date Published - 28/02/2002

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No. of pages - 304

Binding Type - Hardback

Dimensions - 162 x 241 x mm

Weight - g

Languages - English