In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

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9780465029730

By Professor of Math and Gresham Professor of Geometry Ian Stewart (University of Warwick)

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In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart uses a handful of mathematical equations to explore the vitally important connections between math and human progress. We often overlook the historical link between mathematics and technological advances, says Stewart—but this connection is integral to any complete understanding of human history.

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