The Resource Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry, Ian Stewart

Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry, Ian Stewart

Label
Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry
Title
Why beauty is truth
Title remainder
a history of symmetry
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
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Stewart, Ian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.S95
LC item number
S744 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Mathematicians.
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Nature (Aesthetics)
  • Group theory
  • Symmetry
Label
Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry, Ian Stewart
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index
Contents
The scribes of Babylon -- The household name -- The Persian poet -- The gambling scholar -- The cunning fox -- The frustrated doctor and the sickly genius -- The luckless revolutionary -- The mediocre engineer and the transcendent professor -- The drunken vandal -- The would-be soldier and the weakly bookworm -- The clerk from the patent office -- A quantum quintet -- The five-dimensional man -- The political journalist -- A muddle of mathematicians -- Seekers after truth and beauty
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036921819
Label
Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry, Ian Stewart
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index
Contents
The scribes of Babylon -- The household name -- The Persian poet -- The gambling scholar -- The cunning fox -- The frustrated doctor and the sickly genius -- The luckless revolutionary -- The mediocre engineer and the transcendent professor -- The drunken vandal -- The would-be soldier and the weakly bookworm -- The clerk from the patent office -- A quantum quintet -- The five-dimensional man -- The political journalist -- A muddle of mathematicians -- Seekers after truth and beauty
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036921819

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