The New York Times Book of Mathematics

Book of Mathematics

In our recent arrivals this week is The New York Times Book of Mathematics, edited by Gina Kolata. It’s a collection of some of the best math writings from the newspaper’s extensive archives. From the Goodreads description:

From the archives of the world’s most famous newspaper comes a collection of its very best writing on mathematics. Big and informative, “The New York Times Book of Mathematics” gathers more than 110 articles written from 1892 to 2010 that cover statistics, coincidences, chaos theory, famous problems, cryptography, computers, and many other topics. Edited by Pulitzer Prize finalist and senior “Times” writer Gina Kolata, and featuring renowned contributors such as James Gleick, William L. Laurence, Malcolm W. Browne, George Johnson, and John Markoff, it’s a must-have for any math and science enthusiast!

Our price is $9.00.

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Mysterious Science

 

Millions of volts producing 15 foot lightening East of Colorado Springs (Tesla), or 8 trillion volts to find the Higgs boson in an accelerator 100 meters under the Geneva International Airport (Cern), drawing order out of chaos (Kellert), or just the invention of the safety razor, the pursuit of  the boundaries of science fascinates.

Tesla Man Out of Time – $15

Present at the Creation – $9.10

In the Wake of Chaos  – $11.25

More Invention Mysteries – 6.45

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