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#### Mathematics and the Aesthetic

Springer 2007; US$ 89.99Features essays that explore the ancient affinity between the mathematical and the aesthetic, focusing on the fundamental connections between these two modes of reasoning and communicating. This book examines the ways in which the aesthetic is ever present in mathematical thinking and contributes to the growth and value of mathematical knowledge. more...

#### Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen

Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 19.99What do railways, mingling at parties, mazes, and the internet all have in common? All are networks - people or places or things that connect to one another. Peter Higgins shows that these phenomena - and many more - are underpinned by the same deep mathematical structure, and how this understanding gives us remarkable new insights into the world.... more...

#### Wonders of Numbers

Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 18.99Who were the five strangest mathematicians in history? What are the ten most interesting numbers? Jam-packed with thought-provoking mathematical mysteries, puzzles, and games, Wonders of Numbers will enchant even the most left-brained of readers. Hosted by the quirky Dr. Googol--who resides on a remote island and occasionally collaborates with Clifford... more...

#### Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures

Basic Books 2010; US$ 16.95From the author of Professor Stewart?s Cabinet of Curiosities , a new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical puzzles for adventurous minds more...

#### The Last Recreations

Springer New York 2007; US$ 21.95Martin Gardner's Mathematical Recreations columns in "Scientific American" virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation. In this, the final collection of these columns, covering the few years before his retirement from the magazine in 1986, he once again uses his famously lucid style to bring cutting- edge mathematical... more...

#### The Tiger That Isn't

Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98Mathematics scares and depresses most of us, but politicians, journalists and everyone in power use numbers all the time to bamboozle us. Most maths is really simple - as easy as 2+2 in fact. Better still it can be understood without any jargon, any formulas - and in fact not even many numbers. Most of it is commonsense, and by using a few really... more...

#### Puzzler's Elusion

Running Press 2006; US$ 15.95Genius mathematician, Dr. Dennis Shasha, here sets out his latest book-length mind-twister. Made up of many smaller segments, some of which can be solved by ten year-olds and some which are more challenging, the detective work requires no more than high s more...

#### Relativistic Numerical Hydrodynamics

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 60.00Pedagogical overview of the computational framework required to solve problems in relativistic hydrodynamics and astrophysics. more...

#### Figuring It Out

Springer 2010; US$ 27.50This fun book uses stories to explain mathematics. It tells of villains who steal secrets, heroes who encode messages, highway confusions that result from ignoring Cartesian geometry, mistakes in calendars due to poor numerical approximations, and more. more...

#### Mehr mathematische Rätsel für Liebhaber (German Edition)

Springer 2010; US$ 19.99Peter Winkler hat's wieder geschafft. Nach den enthusiastischen Reaktionen auf sein letztes Buch (auf Deutsch: Mathematische Rätsel für Liebhaber), gelang es ihm erneut, eine wunderbare Sammlung von eleganten mathematischen Rätseln zusammenzutragen, um seine Leser einmal mehr herauszufordern und zu unterhalten. Dieses Buch richtet sich an Liebhaber... more...