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Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics / Robyn Arianrhod.

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Author/Creator:
Arianrhod, Robyn.
Language:
English.
Reprint/reissue date:
2006
Original date:
2005
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005, c2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • 323 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note:
Originally published: St. Lucia, Qld. : UQP, 2003.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • A seamless intertwining
  • A reluctant revolutionary
  • Beetles, strings and sealing wax
  • The nature of physics
  • The language of physics
  • Why Newton held the world in thrall
  • Rites of passage
  • A fledgling physicist
  • Electromagnetic controversy
  • Mathematics as language
  • The magical synthesis of algebra and geometry
  • Maxwell's mathematical language
  • Maxwell's rainbow
  • Imagining the world with the language of mathematics: a revolution in physics.
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ISBN:
9780195308907
0195308905

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