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From Newton to Hawking: A History of Cambridge University's Lucasian Professors of Mathematics
This social history of mathematics and physics tells the story of Cambridge University's mathematical physicists. The University's Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics is one of the world's most celebrated academic positions. Since its foundation in 1663, the chair has been held by seventeen men who represent some of the most influential minds in science and technology. T ...more
Hardcover, 516 pages
Published January 31st 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 6th 2003)
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