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From Creating the Pyramids to Exploring Infinity

Anne Rooney

256 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Designed with a retro, tactile cover.

Fascinating personalities behind world-changing discoveries are profiled, including Euclid, Apollonius, Pythagoras, Omar Khayyam, al-Kwarizmi, Napier, Galileo, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Gauss, Riemann, Russell and many more.

Topics include counting and measuring from the earliest times; the Ancient Egyptians and geometry; the movements of planets; algebra; the first computers, measuring and mapping the world; chaos theory and fuzzy logic; set theory and the death of numbers.

A concise, clearly expressed introduction to a complex set of ideas.

Great for readers interested in mathematics or students of the subject.

Illustrated in black and white.

Designed with a retro, tactile cover.

Author Bio
Anne Rooney has taught English at Cambridge and York universities and was Royal Literary Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge University in 2014-16. She has written many books on science and technology, and was short-listed for the ALCS Educational Writers' Award in 2015.