Who were the five strangest mathematicians in history? What are the ten most interesting numbers? Jampacked with thoughtprovoking mathematical mysteries, puzzles, and games, Wonders of Numbers will enchant even the most leftbrained of readers. Hosted by the quirky Dr. Googolwho resides on a remote island and occasionally collaborates with Clifford PickoverWonders of Numbers focuses on creativity and the delight of discovery. Here is a potpourri of common and unusual number theory problems of varying difficultyeach presented in brief chapters that convey to readers the essence of the problem rather than its extraneous history. Peppered throughout with illustrations that clarify the problems, Wonders of Numbers also includes fascinating "math gossip." How would we use numbers to communicate with aliens? Check out Chapter 30. Did you know that there is a Numerical ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder? You'll find it in Chapter 45. From the beautiful formula of India's most famous mathematician to the Leviathan number so big it makes a trillion look small, Dr. Googol's witty and straightforward approach to numbers will entice students, educators, and scientists alike to pick up a pencil and work a problem.
About Clifford A. Pickover
Clifford A. Pickover received his Ph.D. from Yale University and is the author of over twentyfive highlyacclaimed popular science books. Pickover is a prolific inventor, the associate editor for several journals, and puzzle creator for magazines and his own puzzle calendars. His web site, Pickover.com, has received over 500,000 visits. He lives in Yorktown Heights, New York.Details Book
Author  :  Clifford A. Pickover 
Publisher  :  Oxford University Press Inc 
Data Published  :  31 December 2002 
ISBN  :  0195157990 
EAN  :  9780195157994 
Format Book  :  PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT 
Number of Pages  :  416 pages 
Age +  :  15 years 
Language  :  English 
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