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History of the Circle: Mathematical Reasoning and Physical Theory Hardcover – 1 Dec 1999

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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Free Association Books (1 Dec. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1853434612
  • ISBN-13: 978-1853434617
  • Package Dimensions: 23.1 x 15.7 x 2.5 cm
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An investigation of how past attempts by scientists to discover the perfect circle led to major discoveries of the physical universe. Throughout, the author emphasizes the concepts underlying the mathematical calculations presented, and how they link to real-life examples.

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Ernest Zebrowski is a Professor of Science at Southern University, Louisiana. He is author of Perils of a Restless Planet; Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters and of several science textbooks

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