The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World

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Beautifully illustrated, "The Parsimonious Universe" explores the efforts of scientists and mathematicians since the Renaissance to identify and describe the basic laws underlying the shape of natural forms. The book reveals centuries of historical discussions, including examples ranging from atomic nuclei to soap bubbles to honeycombs to igloos to spirals and fractals. 300 illus., 35 in color.

The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World 2012, Copernicus Books

ISBN-13: 9781461275329

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The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World 1996, Copernicus Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387979915

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