Symmetry : A Journey into the Patterns of Nature
Symmetry is all around us. Of fundamental significance to the way we interpret the world, this unique, pervasive phenomenon indicates a dynamic relationship between objects. Combining a rich historical narrative with his own personal journey as a mathematician, Marcus du Sautoy takes a unique look into the mathematical mind as he explores deep conjectures about symmetry and brings us face-to-face with the oddball mathematicians, both past and present, who have battled to understand symmetry's elusive qualities.
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- Paperback | 376 pages
- 134.62 x 200.66 x 27.94mm | 272.16g
- 03 Mar 2009
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- HarperCollins Publishers
- New York, NY, United States
- Illustrations, black and white