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Author Stewart, Ian, 1945-

Title Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry / Ian Stewart.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  539.725 STEWART    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  530 STEWART    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  515.2 STEWART    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  539.7 STE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  539.725 STEWART    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  539.725 STEWART    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  539.725 ST    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282) and index.
Contents The scribes of Babylon -- The household name -- The Arabian poet -- The gambling scholar -- The cunning fox -- The frustrated doctor and the sickly genius --The luckless revolutionary -- The mediocre engineer and the transcendent professor -- The drunken vandal -- The would-be soldier and the weakly bookworm -- The clerk from the patent office -- A quantum quintet -- The five-dimensional man -- The political journalist -- A muddle of mathematicians -- Seekers after truth and beauty.
Subject Symmetry -- History.
ISBN 9780465082360
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