Saturday, 15 October 2011

Mathematical Scandals

"Mathematical Scandals" by Theonni Pappas is an innovative way to explore the human background of some of the well known stories in the history of mathematics. It consists of 21 fascinating insights, each introduced by a vignette of a famous story followed by the not so well known truth!

It covers topics such as

Why isn't there a Nobel Prize for Mathematics?

Why was the first women mathematician murdered?

Was Mrs Einstein the true genius?

If you want to know the truth behind the deception, rivalries and intrigue of the real people behind the mathematics then "Mathematical Scandals" is for you!

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