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The Equations: Icons of Knowledge

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The mysteries of the physical world speak to us through equations - compact statements about the way nature works, expressed in nature's language, mathematics. In this book by the renowned Dutch physicist Sander Bais, the equations that govern our world unfold in all their formal grace - and their deeper meaning as core symbols of our civilisation. Trying to explain ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 15th 2005 by Harvard University Press
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Finally a popular science book that dares to use formulas ! A very well done approach to explain the state of today"s physics by the formulas it uses. And it"s still quite up to date too.
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