Fermat's Enigma The Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem

ISBN-10: 0802713319

ISBN-13: 9780802713315

Edition: 1997 (Reprint)

Authors: Simon Singh

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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Walker & Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Simon Singh was born in Great Britain in 1964 and educated at Imperial College and the University of Cambridge (where he received a Ph. D. in particle physics). He worked at the European Centre for Particle Physics and the BBC's science department. At the BBC, he worked on Tomorrow's World. Singh and John Lynch produced and directed an award-winning documentary on Fermat's Last Theory. He later published a book on the same topic.

Foreword
Preface
"I Think I'Ll Stop Here"
The Riddler
A Mathematical Disgrace
Into Abstraction
Proof by Contradiction
The Secret Calculation
A Slight Problem
Epilogue: Grand Unified Mathematics
Appendixes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Picture Credits
Index
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