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2 Фев 2013
Grapes of Math

Автор: Alex Bellos

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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm.

He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the worlds favourite number, and meets a mathematician who looks for universes in his garage.

He attends the World Mathematical Congress in India, and visits the engineer who designed the first roller-coaster loop.

Get hooked on math as Alex delves deep into humankinds turbulent relationship with numbers, and reveals how they have shaped the world we live in.

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