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.
The book is fabulous !! It describes in a comprehensive language all that maters that seems to be difficult to understand, showing whow Math influences our lives. Read morePublished 15 days ago by MIE YAMAMOTO DALESSANDRO
This is a series of essays on the 250 events in the history of math science the author feels are the most significant. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Doggett
Not exactly what I had expected. Each page is about a particular math subject, which is more suitable for an adult learner.Published 2 months ago by tumblr
Pretty much what I expected. Having been an engineer in the path with 5 years of college math. But having been out of that loop for too too many years, I miss mush of the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by TED L
Although this book is lacking in what people would normally view math as (equations, formulas, etc) it talks about many different branches in math. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eric