Poincare’s Prize: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math’s Greatest Pu…
The amazing story of one of the greatest math problems of all time and the reclusive genius who solved it
In the tradition of Fermat’s Enigma and Prime Obsession, George Szpiro brings to life the giants of mathematics who struggled to prove a theorem for a century and the mysterious man from St. Petersburg, Grigory Perelman, who fi nally accomplished the impossible. In 1904 Henri Poincaré developed the Poincaré Conjecture, an attempt to understand higher-dimensional space and possibly…
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This book presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. It covers oocyte development, maturation, hydration and fertilization. The..
ISBN 10 : 1846429196
ISBN 13 : 9781846429194
'A very interesting and unusual book...The central theme of stories for change is challenging and exciting and it offers a good deal of wisdom about working with stories and insigh..
ISBN 10 : 0866255214
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Provides six activities which show how science has been used throughout history for such things as dying clothes using objects from nature and using a telegraph..
ISBN 10 : 1933264462
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Civil terrorism law is an emerging area of law and an intriguing subject. It is attracting attention from many different areas including the legal arena, the United States Governme..
ISBN 10 : 0749679999
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Gelert is the lord's favourite hunting dog. One day the lord leaves Gelert to guard his baby son but when he comes back, where is the baby? 'Gelert the Brave' is part of the Hopsco..