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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey To Uncover The Origins Of Numbers
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|February 2, 2016

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The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which we so depend on, has for thousands of…
Fermat's Last Theorem: Unlocking The Secret Of An Ancient Mathematical Problem

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Simple, elegant, and utterly impossible to prove, Fermat's last theorem captured the imaginations of mathematicians for more than three centuries. For some, it became a wonderful passion. For others it was an obsession that led to deceit, intrigue, or insanity.…
Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science
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|September 14, 2004

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He was neither a mathematician nor a trained physicist and yet Léon Foucault always knew that a mysterious force of nature was among us. Like Newton, Galileo, Copernicus, and others before him, Foucault sensed a dramatic relationship between the rotating…
God's Equation: Einstein, Relativity, And The Expanding Universe

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Are we on the verge of solving the riddle of creation using Einstein's "greatest blunder"? In a work that is at once lucid, exhilarating and profound, renowned mathematician Dr. Amir Aczel, critically acclaimed author of Fermat's Last Theorem , takes…
My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned To Count

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"The son of a prominent Japanese mathematician who came to the United States after World War II, Ken Ono was raised on a diet of high expectations and little praise. Rebelling against his pressure-cooker of a life, Ken determined to drop out of high school to…
Finding Zero: A Mathemetician's Odyssey To Uncover The Origins Of Numbers

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The story of how we got our numbers-told through one mathematician's journey to find zero The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The…
Why Science Does Not Disprove God
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|April 15, 2014

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The renowned science writer, mathematician, and bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem masterfully refutes the overreaching claims of the "New Atheists," providing millions of educated believers with a clear, engaging explanation of what science really…
Present At The Creation: Discovering The Higgs Boson
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|November 27, 2012

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss…
A Strange Wilderness: The Lives of the Great Mathematicians

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“Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost.” -- Mathematics historian W. S. Anglin   From the internationally bestselling author of Fermat's Last…
Uranium Wars: The Scientific Rivalry that Created the Nuclear Age
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|November 9, 2010

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Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold. Its nucleus is so heavy that it is highly unstable and radioactive. If broken apart, it unleashes the tremendous power within the atom-the most…
Studyguide For Complete Business Statistics By Amir D. Aczel, Isbn 9780077239695

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only…
Descartes's Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mysticism, and the Quest to Understand the…

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René Descartes (1596–1650) is one of the towering and central figures in Western philosophy and mathematics. His apothegm “ Cogito, ergo sum ” marked the birth of the mind-body problem, while his creation of so-called Cartesian coordinates…
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