Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

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Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career through gambling and chess? Who learned maths from her wallpaper? Ian Stewart presents the extraordinary lives and amazing discoveries of twenty-five of history's greatest mathematicians from Archimedes and Liu Hui to Benoit Mandelbrot and William Thurston. His subjects are the inspiring individuals from all over the world who have made crucial contributions to mathematics. They include the ...

Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians 2017, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781781258996

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Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians 2017, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781781254295

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