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The Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg

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From "1 + 1 = 2" to Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Crease locates 10 of the greatest equations in the panoramic sweep of Western history, ... Show synopsis

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SDSBrooklyn

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by SDSBrooklyn on Sep 10, 2009

I bought this on the strength of a review in American Scientist, but ended up disappointed. I knew enough not to expect the depth or mathematical detail of a Paul Nahin book, but I found this one superficial, and the cutesy writing style cloying after only one chapter. I studied quantum mechanics and ... More

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