An exciting intellectual tour through the ages showing how mathematical concepts and imagination have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe, this book is a delightful narrative "math for poets". Osserman traces the mathematical breakthroughs over the centuries and explains their significance. 40 illustrations throughout.

Poetry of the Universe 1996, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385474290

Trade paperback

Poetry of the Universe 1995, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385473408