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A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Discovering the Truth and Beauty of the Cosmos
A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Discovering the Truth and Beauty of the Cosmos (Hardback)
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Praise for A. K. Dewdney Yes, We Have No Neutrons "We need more books like this-especially if they're this much fun to read." -Wired "Dewdney manages to make this catalog of error entertaining as well as instructive; good medicine for both skeptics and true believers." -Kirkus Reviews "Written with wit and a touch of pathos-and sure to please science lovers." -Publishers Weekly 200% of Nothing "It is impossible to read this timely, important book without enjoyment and eye-opening enlightenment." -Martin Gardner "An entertaining, stinging expose." -Publishers Weekly

Science & Mathematics >> Mathematics >> History of mathematicsScience & Mathematics >> Science: general issues >> History of science Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 22/02/1999 ISBN-13: 9780471238478  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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