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Fragments of Infinity A Kaleidescope of Math and Art

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ISBN-10: 0471165581

ISBN-13: 9780471165583

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ivars Peterson

List price: $32.50
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A visual journey to the intersection of math and imagination, guided by an award-winning author Mathematics is right brain work, art left brain, right? Not so. This intriguing book shows how intertwined the disciplines are. Portraying the work of many contemporary artists in media from metals to glass to snow, Fragments of Infinity draws us into the mysteries of one-sided surfaces, four-dimensional spaces, self-similar structures, and other bizarre or seemingly impossible features of modern mathematics as they are given visible expression. Featuring more than 250 beautiful illustrations and photographs of artworks ranging from sculptures both massive and minute to elaborate geometric…    
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/19/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430

Preface.
Gallery Visits.
Theorems in Stone.
A Place in Space.
Plane Folds.
Grid Fields.
Crystal Visions.
Strange Sides.
Minimal Snow.
Points of View.
Fragments.
Further Readings.
Credits.
Index