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Math and the Mona Lisa The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

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ISBN-10: 1588344932

ISBN-13: 9781588344939

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bulent Atalay

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   Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art. Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where The Da Vinci Code left off, illuminating Leonardo's life and work to uncover connections that, until now, have been known only to scholars.   Bülent Atalay, a distinguished scientist and artist, examines the science and mathematics that underlie Leonardo's work, paying special attention to the proportions, patterns, shapes, and symmetries that scientists and mathematicians have also identified in nature. Following…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 7/29/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.27" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 0.880

Bulent Atalay is a professor of physics at the University of Mary Washington.