The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets (Hardback)Dr. Simon Singh (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 542 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
An entertaining picture of the insanely high-minded nature of the Simpsons' writers * Sunday Times *
Singh shows a knack for gliding seamlessly between abstract mathematical concepts and every day life, always seeking out the most engaging, human and topical examples. Singh's clean prose, detailed research and enthusiasm for the world of numbers are likely to captivate even those for whom maths normally creates feelings of anxiety rather than mirth * The Times *
Impressive and illuminating ... this is a valuable, entertaining book * Financial Times *
What have Homer and Bart got to do with Euler's equation, the googolplex or the topology of doughnuts? ... Simon Singh has fun weaving great mathematics stories around our favourite TV characters * New Scientist *
Enlightening * The Times *
Singh shows just how addictive maths can be * BBC Focus *
Quite literally cosmic * New York Times on BIG BANG *
Singh spins tales of cryptic intrigue in every chapter * Wall Street Journal on THE CODE BOOK *
An excellent account of one of the most dramatic and moving events of the century * New York Times Book Review on FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM *
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