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# The Universal Book of Mathematics: From Abracadabra to Zeno's Paradoxes

David Darling Wiley, Oct 28, 2004 - Mathematics - 512 pages 2 Reviewshttps://books.google.com/books/about/The_Universal_Book_of_Mathematics.html?id=0YiXM-x--4wC Praise for David DarlingThe Universal Book of Astronomy

"A first-rate resource for readers and students of popular astronomy and general science. . . . Highly recommended."

-Library Journal

"A comprehensive survey and . . . a rare treat."

-Focus

The Complete Book of Spaceflight

"Darling's content and presentation will have any reader moving from entry to entry."

-The Observatory magazine

Life Everywhere

"This remarkable book exemplifies the best of today's popular science writing: it is lucid, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable."

-Science Books & Films

"An enthralling introduction to the new science of astrobiology."

-Lynn Margulis

Equations of Eternity

"One of the clearest and most eloquent expositions of the quantum conundrum and its philosophical and metaphysical implications that I have read recently."

-The New York Times

Deep Time

"A wonderful book. The perfect overview of the universe."

-Larry Niven

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#### LibraryThing Review

User Review - Kinniska - LibraryThingThis is actually a great reference - if you were not a math major but still want to understand some of the concepts, this is a great 'dictionary' of concepts. Read full review

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### About the author (2004)

DAVID DARLING, Ph.D., received his doctorate in astronomy from the University of Manchester, England. He is the author of The Universal Book of Astronomy (Wiley), The Complete Book of Spaceflight (Wiley), The Extraterrestrial Encyclopedia, Deep Time, Equations of Eternity (a New York Times Notable Book), Soul Search, and Zen Physics.### Bibliographic information

Title The Universal Book of Mathematics: From Abracadabra to Zeno's Paradoxes Author David Darling Publisher Wiley, 2004 ISBN 0471667005, 9780471667001 Length 512 pages Subjects Mathematics › GeneralMathematics / General     Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan