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Henri Poincaré: Impatient Genius

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The book describes the life of Henri Poincare, his work style and in detail most of his unique achievements in mathematics and physics. Apart from biographical details, attention is given to Poincare's contributions to automorphic functions, differential equations and dynamical systems, celestial mechanics, mathematical physics in particular the theory of the electron and ...more
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published August 11th 2012 by Springer (first published January 1st 2012)
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Ferdinand Verhulst is retired professor of Mathematics at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

He is also the founder of the publisher Epsilon Uitgaven, in 1985. This publisher aims to publish scientific books in Dutch, with a special eye to Mathematics, both because it is easier to learn in your own language, and also to promote mathematics among non-mathematicians. In Dutch (as publishe
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