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The Resource It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science, edited by Graham Farmelo

It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science, edited by Graham Farmelo

Label
It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science
Title
It must be beautiful
Title remainder
great equations of modern science
Statement of responsibility
edited by Graham Farmelo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of essays on the most famous equations of modern science by experts in their fields
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
511.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Farmelo, Graham
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  • Science
  • Equations
Label
It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science, edited by Graham Farmelo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Erotica, aesthetics and Schrödinger's wave equation
  • Arthur I. Miller
  • A piece of magic : the Dirac equation
  • Frank Wilczek
  • Understanding information, bit by bit : Shannon's equations
  • Igor Aleksander
  • Hidden symmetry : the Yang-Mills equation
  • Christine Sutton
  • A mirror in the sky : the Drake equation
  • Oliver Morton
  • It must be beautiful
  • Equations of life : the mathematics of evolution
  • John Maynard Smith
  • The best possible time to be alive : the logistic map
  • Robert May
  • An environmental fairy tale : the Molina-Rowland chemical equations and the CFC problem
  • Aisling Irwin
  • Afterword :
  • how great equations survive
  • Steven Weinberg
  • Graham Farmelo
  • A revolution with no revolutionaries : the Planck-Einstein equation for the energy of a quantum
  • Graham Farmelo
  • The sextant equation : E = mc2
  • Peter Galison
  • The rediscovery of gravity : the Einstein equation of general relativity
  • Roger Penrose
Control code
48415884
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9781862074798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science, edited by Graham Farmelo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Erotica, aesthetics and Schrödinger's wave equation
  • Arthur I. Miller
  • A piece of magic : the Dirac equation
  • Frank Wilczek
  • Understanding information, bit by bit : Shannon's equations
  • Igor Aleksander
  • Hidden symmetry : the Yang-Mills equation
  • Christine Sutton
  • A mirror in the sky : the Drake equation
  • Oliver Morton
  • It must be beautiful
  • Equations of life : the mathematics of evolution
  • John Maynard Smith
  • The best possible time to be alive : the logistic map
  • Robert May
  • An environmental fairy tale : the Molina-Rowland chemical equations and the CFC problem
  • Aisling Irwin
  • Afterword :
  • how great equations survive
  • Steven Weinberg
  • Graham Farmelo
  • A revolution with no revolutionaries : the Planck-Einstein equation for the energy of a quantum
  • Graham Farmelo
  • The sextant equation : E = mc2
  • Peter Galison
  • The rediscovery of gravity : the Einstein equation of general relativity
  • Roger Penrose
Control code
48415884
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9781862074798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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