2007

Tales of Mathematicians and Physicists

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ISBN: 978-0-387-36026-3 (Print) 978-0-387-48811-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-26

    Ars Magna (The Great Art)

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    Pages 27-78

    Two Tales of Galileo

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    Pages 79-91

    Christiaan Huygens and Pendulum Clocks

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    Pages 93-127

    Secrets of the Cycloid

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    Pages 129-150

    Blaise Pascal

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    Pages 151-170

    The Beginnings of Higher Geometry

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    Pages 171-212

    Leonhard Euler

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    Pages 213-245

    Joseph Louis Lagrange

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    Pages 247-262

    Pierre-Simon Laplace

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    Pages 263-309

    Prince of Mathematicians

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    Pages 311-322

    Felix Klein

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    Pages 323-335

    The Magic World of Henri Poincaré

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    Pages 337-347

    The Enigma of Ramanujan

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    Pages 349-367

    On the Advantages of Coordinates and the Art of Chaining Hyperboloids

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    Pages 369-382

    The Complex World of Roger Penrose