Математика. История идей и открытий
Publisher:Walk Through History
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This history of mathematics from prehistoric times till the 21st century tells about mathematicians and discoveries of each period, solutions to mathematical problems that led to unexpected discoveries in other fields of knowledge and the changing language of science. The authors concentrate not only on personalities and facts, but on the history of ideas and their progress, including the circumference of a circle, the π, the law of gravity, the theory of relativity, Euclid’s axioms and multidimensional Riemann spaces. Chosen for the Drawn Worlds – 1001 Outstanding International Books exhibition in Moscow, 2019.
Sample text available in English; Simplified Chinese rights sold
The White Ravens selection 2019 (annual English-language catalogue of recommended books prepared by International Youth Library – Internationale Jugendbibliothek)