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It Must be Beautiful Great Equations of Modern Science by Graham Farmelo
  

It Must be Beautiful Great Equations of Modern Science

Synopsis

It Must be Beautiful Great Equations of Modern Science by Graham Farmelo

Equations lie at the heart of many of the most extraordinarily successful scientific theories. Here, some of the greatest living scientists unpack the best known equations so that they become understandable, and we are entertained and enlightened by a knowledge of how it was arrived at, what it can do and what remains to be understood about it.

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A clutch of the world's most influential scientists explain in laymen's terms some of the best known and important equations that lie at the heart of many of the most successful scientific theories. A critically acclaimed book of wide general interest that will become a solid stock title for all bookshops.


About the Author

Graham Farmelo

Graham Farmelo is Senior Research Fellow at the Science Museum, London, and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. He edited the best-selling It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science in 2002. His biography of Paul Dirac, The Strangest Man, won the 2009 Costa Biography Prize and the 2010 Los Angeles Times Science Book Prize.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2003

Author

Graham Farmelo

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Publisher

Granta Books

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Popular science

ISBN

9781862075559

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