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Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace

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In Euclid's Window, Leonard Mlondinow takes us on a brilliantly entertaining journey through 3,000 years of genius and geometry, introducing the people who revolutionized the way we see the world around us. Ever since Pythagoras hatched a 'little scheme' to invent a set of rules describing the entire universe, scientists and mathematicians have tried to seek order in the cosmos: Euclid, who in 300BC defined the nature of space; Descartes, a fourteenth-century gambler and idler who invented the graph; Gauss, the fifteen ...

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Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141009094

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Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2002, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684865249

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Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713996340

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Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2001, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684865232

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