The Mathematical Century: The 30 Greatest Problems of the Last 100 Years

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The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented development in mathematics, as well as in all sciences: more theorems were proved and results found in a hundred years than in all of previous history. In The Mathematical Century , Piergiorgio Odifreddi distills this unwieldy mass of knowledge into a fascinating and authoritative overview of the subject. He concentrates on thirty highlights of pure and applied mathematics. Each tells the story of an exciting problem, from its historical origins to its modern solution, in ...

The Mathematical Century: The 30 Greatest Problems of the Last 100 Years 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691128054

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The Mathematical Century: The 30 Greatest Problems of the Last 100 Years 2004, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691092942

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