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Change Is the Only Constant: The Wisdom of Calculus in a Madcap World

The next book from Ben Orlin, the popular math blogger and author of the underground bestseller Math With Bad Drawings. Change Is The Only Constant …

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Pappus of Alexandria: Book 4 of the Collection: Edited With Translation and Commentary by Heike Sefrin-Weis

Although not so well known today, Book 4 of Pappus’ Collection is one of the most important and influential mathematical texts from antiquity. The mathematical …

«Is God a Mathematician?» by Mario Livio

Bestselling author and astrophysicist Mario Livio examines the lives and theories of history’s greatest mathematicians to ask how—if mathematics is an abstract construction of the …

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The Hill-Brown Theory of the Moon’s Motion: Its Coming-to-be and Short-lived Ascendancy (1877-1984)

This book, in three parts, describes three phases in the development of the modern theory and calculation of the Moon`s motion. Part I explains the …

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Geometry in History

This is a collection of surveys on important mathematical ideas, their origin, their evolution and their impact in current research. The authors are mathematicians who …

Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

Does that statistic make sense? How much will this round of drinks come to? And what are the chances of winning the lottery? Twice? Learn …

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The History of Mathematics

This intriguing volume introduces readers to the origins of the mathematical principles they study every day. It covers a wide range of disciplines outlined in …

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Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the …

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«Stonehenge - Cracking the Megalithic Code» by David Kenworthy

Stonehenge is an enigma. Its secrets continue to elude modern archaeologists. However, only forty years ago the designs were almost uncovered. Scientists with impeccable credentials …

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«Men of Mathematics» by E.T. Bell

From one of the greatest minds in contemporary mathematics, Professor E.T. Bell, comes a witty, accessible, and fascinating look at the beautiful craft and enthralling …

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