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The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry Hardcover – 16 Mar 2006

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  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd (16 Mar. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0285637436
  • ISBN-13: 978-0285637436
  • Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 14.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,694,158 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A look at brilliant figures who changed the way we approach maths -- 'Leading Edge' (BBC Radio 4)

Livio’s exploration of symmetry goes beyond mathematics to take in art and music… Most intriguing. -- 'Scotland on Sunday'

About the Author

Mario Livio is an internationally known astrophysicist, a bestselling author, and a popular speaker who has appeared on The Daily Show, 60 Minutes, and NOVA. He is the author of the national bestseller Brilliant Blunders and other books. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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