The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved

The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved

How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry

Book - 2005
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Symmetry is the concept that bridges the worlds of art and science, a concept that spans the world of theoretical physics and the everyday world we see around us. This book shows how group theory can explain the symmetry and order of both the natural and the human-made worlds.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005
ISBN: 9780743258203
Branch Call Number: 512.209 LIV 2005
Characteristics: x, 353 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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Mar 11, 2011

this provides a wonderful history of some crazy mathematics, then spirals into i don't know what, but ...

i'm after info and this guy knows his math and his history.

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