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The Resource On the shoulders of giants, Malcolm E. Lines

On the shoulders of giants, Malcolm E. Lines

Label
On the shoulders of giants
Title
On the shoulders of giants
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm E. Lines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lines, Malcolm E
Dewey number
530.1/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA93
LC item number
.L553 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Label
On the shoulders of giants, Malcolm E. Lines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223037659241
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Aristotle to the structure of glass -- From Euclid to general relativity -- From plucking strings to electrons in solids -- The perception of number : from integers to quaternions -- From tiling floors to quasicrystals -- Determinism : from Newton to quantum chaos -- Symmetry : from Galois to superstrings -- From coin tossing to entropy -- Topology : from the bridges of Königsberg to polymers -- From parabolas to fractions -- Motion : from Zeno to Schrödinger
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780750301039
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94030118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
30893433
Label
On the shoulders of giants, Malcolm E. Lines
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223037659241
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Aristotle to the structure of glass -- From Euclid to general relativity -- From plucking strings to electrons in solids -- The perception of number : from integers to quaternions -- From tiling floors to quasicrystals -- Determinism : from Newton to quantum chaos -- Symmetry : from Galois to superstrings -- From coin tossing to entropy -- Topology : from the bridges of Königsberg to polymers -- From parabolas to fractions -- Motion : from Zeno to Schrödinger
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780750301039
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94030118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
30893433

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