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The Resource Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg

Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg

Label
Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world
Title
Are numbers real?
Title remainder
the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world
Statement of responsibility
Brian Clegg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an accessible, in-depth look at the history of numbers and their applications in life and science, from math's surreal presence in the virtual world to the debates about the role of math in science
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clegg, Brian
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA93
LC item number
.C627 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mathematics
Label
Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Counting sheep -- Counting goats -- All is number -- Elegant perfection -- Counting sand -- The emergence of nothing -- He who is ignorant -- All in the imagination -- The amazing mechanical mathematical universe -- The mystery of "maybe" -- Maxwell's mathematical hammer -- Infinity and beyond -- Twentieth-century mathematical mysteries -- Symmetry games -- Cargo cult science?
Control code
1693469
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 288 pages
Isbn
9781250081049
Lccn
2016027287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1693469
  • (OCoLC)932576610
Label
Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Counting sheep -- Counting goats -- All is number -- Elegant perfection -- Counting sand -- The emergence of nothing -- He who is ignorant -- All in the imagination -- The amazing mechanical mathematical universe -- The mystery of "maybe" -- Maxwell's mathematical hammer -- Infinity and beyond -- Twentieth-century mathematical mysteries -- Symmetry games -- Cargo cult science?
Control code
1693469
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 288 pages
Isbn
9781250081049
Lccn
2016027287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1693469
  • (OCoLC)932576610

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