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Chapter 7 of this book refers to a curious incident about Stieltjes. In 1885 he claimed he had proved the Riemann Hypothesis. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jet Lagged
There are quite some titles available on the subject so far. This book gives a very complete overview of all the mathematicians that have been working to solve the Riemann... Read morePublished on November 24, 2013 by Martijn13Maart1970
This book is not only a review of the issues, personalities and history of this great problem, but also an assessment of why it matters. A fascinating read.Published on February 5, 2013 by James Kent Brink
I had high hope when I saw the title and the bio of the author. But I was left bewildered after going through the book. Read morePublished on May 26, 2011 by fantans
I don't know what it is with the latest books trying to popularize certain branches of contemporary and modern science, but it seems to me that poetic and decorated language now... Read morePublished on May 27, 2007 by Gerke M. Preussner
How do you write a book about mathematics and numbers without any? I got lost in the sea of abstract forced analogies and ended up more confused, irritated, and lost than I had... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Sanjeev Naik
I felt very irritated by reading this book. Many analogies and side stories lead to loose the focused main subject. Read morePublished on April 13, 2007 by TS
This wasn't any good as a hardback and reissuing it
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You can see why the Riemann Hypothesis allegedly led to John Nash's label of mental instability. This book is the best math book out there and it's definitely out there. Read morePublished on August 4, 2006 by drew hempel