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Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Daina Taimina
March 29, 2018

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the cr...

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations: Mathematical Methods for Geometric Origami

1st Edition

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Robert J. Lang
February 22, 2018

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellation describes the underlying principles and mathematics of the broad and exciting field of abstract and mathematical origami, most notably the field of origami tessellations. It contains folding instructions, underlying principles, mathematical concepts, and many beauti...

Wondrous One Sheet Origami

1st Edition

Meenakshi Mukerji
October 16, 2019

Wondrous One Sheet Origami is a how-to book full of beautiful origami designs covering a wide range of folding levels from simple to high intermediate, with more emphasis on the latter. The book is meant for audiences 12 years of age and above, and children folding at higher than age level. Most of...

The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys, Revisited

2nd Edition

Tom Green
September 18, 2019

The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys, Revisited celebrates the 70th anniversary (1949-2019) of the world "going digital" for the very first time—real-time digital computing’s genesis story. That genesis story is taken from the 2010 edition of Bright Boys: The Making of Information...

The World Muslim Population: Spatial and Temporal Analyses

1st Edition

Houssain Kettani
August 31, 2019

The birth of Islam over fourteen centuries ago was a monumental event in human history with an everlasting effect on humanity. For centuries, researchers have contemplated on the growth and distribution of Muslims throughout the world. This book presents a reliable estimate of the world Muslim...

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Daina Taimina
August 02, 2019

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the...

Space-time: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Gravity

1st Edition

Jonathan Allday
June 11, 2019

Read an exlusive interview with Dr. Allday where he discusses the importance of the monumental first image of the black hole, here. This book, suitable for interested post-16 school pupils or undergraduates looking for a supplement to their course text, develops our modern view of space-time and...

Curved-Folding Origami Design

1st Edition

Jun Mitani
March 27, 2019

The origami introduced in this book is based on simple techniques. Some were previously known by origami artists and some were discovered by the author. Curved-Folding Origami Design shows a way to explore new area of origami composed of curved folds. Each technique is introduced in a step-by-step...

Hex: The Full Story

1st Edition

Ryan B. Hayward, Bjarne Toft
January 29, 2019

Hex: The Full Story is for anyone - hobbyist, professional, student, teacher - who enjoys board games, game theory, discrete math, computing, or history. hex was discovered twice, in 1942 by Piet Hein and again in 1949 by John F. nash. How did this happen? Who created the puzzle for...

The Copenhagen Conspiracy

1st Edition

David Ferry
January 02, 2019

At the close of the nineteenth century, we stood on the threshold of one of the greatest periods of science, in which the entire world and understanding of science would be shaken to the core and greatly modified. This explosion of knowledge led ultimately to that same information revolution that...

Cryptology: Classical and Modern

2nd Edition

Richard E. Klima, Richard Klima, Neil P. Sigmon, Neil Sigmon
December 03, 2018

Cryptology: Classical and Modern, Second Edition proficiently introduces readers to the fascinating field of cryptology. The book covers classical methods including substitution, transposition, Alberti, Vigenère, and Hill ciphers. It also includes coverage of the Enigma machine, Turing bombe, and...

Yearning for the Impossible: The Surprising Truths of Mathematics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Stillwell
May 16, 2018

Yearning for the Impossible: The Surprising Truth of Mathematics, Second Edition explores the history of mathematics from the perspective of the creative tension between common sense and the "impossible" as the author follows the discovery or invention of new concepts that have marked mathematical...

Song of Two Worlds

1st Edition

Alan Lightman
April 16, 2018

In Alan Lightman's new book, a verse narrative, we meet a man who has lost his faith in all things following a mysterious personal tragedy. After decades of living "hung like a dried fly," emptied and haunted by his past, the narrator awakens one morning revitalized and begins a Dante-like journey...

Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology

1st Edition

Tom Green
April 16, 2018

Everything has a beginning. None was more profound—and quite as unexpected—than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen. What began on the bare floor of an old laundry building eventually grew to...

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