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Stewart shares his enthusiasm as well as his knowledge in this tour of ground-breaking equations and the research they supported . An entertaining and illuminating collection of curious facts and histories suitable for random dipping-in or reading straight through.”
Washington Independent Review of Books
Stewart has managed to produce a remarkably readable, informative and entertaining volume on a subject about which few are as well informed as they would like to be.”
what a boring narrative book besides the equations themselves. The author could do much better writing. Boring 90% of the time.Published 1 month ago by Arcangelo
You do not need expertise in mathematics or any of the fields mentioned in this book (from cosmology to biology to hydraulics to finance) to appreciate the role mathematical... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
Awesome book. It inspires not expert math people to explore the beauty of Math to explain natural phenomena and also to contribute to new discoveries and innovations in many... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alberto
This is one of those well written books that will be of interest to scientists, mathematicians, engineers, physicists and others who enjoy expanding their understanding of our... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tintinnabulation
I loved this book. It covers a wide range without assuming any advanced mathematics, so it can be frustratingly brief, but it is well written and left me eager for more. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Alan Watson