The treasury of mathematics

a collection of source material in mathematics edited and presented with introductory biographical and historical sketches
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StatementHenrietta Midonick
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Paginationxxi, 820 p. :
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This book contains 97 essays written by the giants of 20th century physics and mathematics. These include essays by Einstein, Planck, Bohr, Dirac, von Neumann, Feynman, Hawking, Penrose and Bertrand Russell.

Almost all are non-mathematical, but a few (for instance, the essay by Dirac) do require some mathematical  › Books › Science & Math › Astronomy & Space Science. The book is an anthology of the best modern science writing, being the most elegant and intelligable non-technical writing on astronomy, physics and mathematics published in the 20th century.

Foreword by Clifton Fadiman, General Editor. Due to the weight of this book there will be additional postage costs. Seller Inventory # Get this from a library. The treasury of mathematics: a collection of source material in mathematics.

[Henrietta O Midonick]   This book delivers a nice collection of short works by some of the most eminent physicists, astronomers and mathematicians of recent times. Some essays (particularly in the astronomy/cosmology part) are necessarily a bit dated (given that the book was published in the early 90's, even before the so-called "dark energy" was "discovered") but even in this area there are brilliant, short articles Buy The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics: TIMOTHY FERRIS: :  › Books › Science & Math › Astronomy & Space Science.

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