In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World by Ian Stewart (Repost)
English | March 13th, 2012 | ISBN: 0465029736, 0465085989 | 353 pages | PDF | 6.17 MB
Most people are familiar with history's great equations: Newton's Law of Gravity, for instance, or Einstein's theory of relativity. But the way these mathematical breakthroughs have contributed to human progress is seldom appreciated. In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart untangles the roots of our most important mathematical statements to show that equations have long been a driving force behind nearly every aspect of our lives.