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Clifford A. Pickover received his PhD from Yale in Biophysics and Biochemistry, and has written more than 40 books and over 200 articles. For many years he was the lead columnist for Discover magazine’s “Brain-Boggler,” and is known for his calendar and card sets, Mind-Bending Visual Puzzles. Currently, he writes the “Brain Strain” column for Odyssey, is associate editor for the scientific journal Computers and Graphics, and serves on the editorial board for Odyssey, Leonardo, and YLEM. His computer graphics have appeared on the covers of numerous magazines, and his research has received considerable attention from such media outlets as CNN, the Discovery Channel, The New York Times, and WIRED.
Great short readings aimed to a general audience, complete with references in case your curiosity is piqued.Published 2 months ago by Leslie L. Breton
This is the perfect book to give to your geek friend as a gift.Published 4 months ago by Gene Olson
It's a page turner, which says a lot for a book called "The Math Book"Published 5 months ago by Highmarks
I expected a rigorous encyclopedia of mathematics. This is a coffee table book; heavy on decorative graphics. Topics are organized alphabetically, not systematically. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alexander Harper
This is an excellent book on the history of math and where many things we learn in math come from and their history. A great book to keep in ones personal libraryPublished 7 months ago by Shahzad Aslam-Mir