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Coincidences, chaos, and all that math jazz : making light of weighty ideas, Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird ; original art by Alan Witschonke Illustration

Label
Coincidences, chaos, and all that math jazz : making light of weighty ideas
Title
Coincidences, chaos, and all that math jazz
Title remainder
making light of weighty ideas
Statement of responsibility
Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird ; original art by Alan Witschonke Illustration
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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224698
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Burger, Edward B.
Dewey number
510
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Starbird, Michael P
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True
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  • Mathematics
  • Numeration
  • Arithmetic
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making light of weighty ideas
Label
Coincidences, chaos, and all that math jazz : making light of weighty ideas, Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird ; original art by Alan Witschonke Illustration
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0511/2005011106.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]) and index,
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding uncertainty : coincidences, chaos, and confusion -- Unbridled coincidences : likelihood, lady luck, and lady love -- Chaos reigns : why we can't predict the future -- Digesting life's data : statistical surprises -- Embracing figures: sensing secrecy, magnificent magnitudes, and nature's numbers -- Secrets held, secrets revealed : cryptography decrypted -- Sizing up numbers : how many? how big? how quick? -- A synergy between nature and number : a search for pattern -- Exploring aesthetics: sexy rectangles, fiery fractals, and contortions of space -- From precise beauty to pure chaos: picturing aesthetics through the lens of mathematics -- Origami for the origamically challenged: from paper folding to computers and fiery fractals -- A twisted turn in an amorphous universe: an exploration of an elasticized world -- Transcending reality: the fourth dimension and infinity -- The universe next door: the magic of the fourth dimension -- Moving beyond the confines of our nutshell: a journey into infinity -- In search of something still larger: a journey beyond infinity
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 276 pages
Isbn
9780393059458
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005011106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60245869
  • OCoLC
Label
Coincidences, chaos, and all that math jazz : making light of weighty ideas, Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird ; original art by Alan Witschonke Illustration
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0511/2005011106.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]) and index,
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding uncertainty : coincidences, chaos, and confusion -- Unbridled coincidences : likelihood, lady luck, and lady love -- Chaos reigns : why we can't predict the future -- Digesting life's data : statistical surprises -- Embracing figures: sensing secrecy, magnificent magnitudes, and nature's numbers -- Secrets held, secrets revealed : cryptography decrypted -- Sizing up numbers : how many? how big? how quick? -- A synergy between nature and number : a search for pattern -- Exploring aesthetics: sexy rectangles, fiery fractals, and contortions of space -- From precise beauty to pure chaos: picturing aesthetics through the lens of mathematics -- Origami for the origamically challenged: from paper folding to computers and fiery fractals -- A twisted turn in an amorphous universe: an exploration of an elasticized world -- Transcending reality: the fourth dimension and infinity -- The universe next door: the magic of the fourth dimension -- Moving beyond the confines of our nutshell: a journey into infinity -- In search of something still larger: a journey beyond infinity
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 276 pages
Isbn
9780393059458
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005011106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60245869
  • OCoLC

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