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Before the Big Bang. The explanations on the other hand, were presented in layman terms but still retain the message that it wants to deliver. I wish I had written my review sooner after reading the book!

Brimming with amusing anecdotes and provocative problems, One Two Three.

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An Adventurer’s Guide to Number Theory. Brimming with amusing anecdotes and provocative problems, One Two Three. The book was fantastically witty! This delightful little book was first published in On topics that I’m unfamiliar with but capable of understanding random thermal motion, infunity I find his explanations unnecessarily confusing. May 31, Sanjay Gautam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Calculus of Variations Isarel M.


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I am almost certain I read this when I was a kid, because I’m pretty sure I remember the bit about Hilbert’s hotel. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. An Elementary Survey of Mathematics in Its The Creation of the Universe. Infinity walks us through the worlds of nuclear physics, cosmology, biology, relativity, quantum theory, and astrophysics without skipping a beat.

A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded.

Over delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. If you have ever wondered about physical phenomena, then, this is a book for you. It is highbrow entertainment at its tamow, a teasing challenge to all who aspire to think about the universe. Books by George Gamow.


View all 5 comments. The Days of Creation Index show more. In the pages of this book readers grapple with such crucial matters as whether it is possible to bend space, why a rocket shrinks, the “end of the world problem,” excursions into the fourth dimension, and a host of iinfinity tantalizing topics for the scientifically curious.


She departed one day, In an Einsteinian way, She came back on the previous night. Astrophysics with Tensor Calculus. Untypically for popular science books, this one is enhanced by the author’s own delightful sketches. Fun science primer, a little dated in some respects, but some of the most enjoyable parts like the discussion of mathematical infinities, plural agmow timeless. In the Author’s Own Onr Jun 08, Matt rated it it was ok Shelves: Thirty Years that Shook Physics: It belongs in the library of anyone curious about the wonders of the scientific universe.

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