The Maths That Made Us: How Numbers Created Civilisation

22,90 лв.

Quadratic equations, Pythagoras’ theorem, imaginary numbers, and pi – you may remember studying these at school, but did anyone ever explain why?

Never fear – bestselling science writer, and your new favourite maths teacher, Michael Brooks, is here to help!

In The Maths That Made Us, Brooks reminds us of the wonders of numbers: how they enabled explorers to travel far across the seas and astronomers to map the heavens; how they won wars and halted the HIV epidemic; how they are responsible for the design of your home and almost everything in it, down to the smartphone in your pocket. His clear explanations of the maths that built our world, along with stories about where it came from and how it shaped human history, will engage and delight.

From ancient Egyptian priests to the Apollo astronauts, and Babylonian tax collectors to juggling robots, join Brooks and his extraordinarily eccentric cast of characters in discovering how maths made us who we are today.

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Страници

336

Корица

Мека

Език

Английски

Тема

наука, популярна наука, математика

Автор

Michael Brooks

Издателство

Faber