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Mathematical Scandals

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ISBN-10: 188455010X

ISBN-13: 9781884550102

Edition: 1997

Authors: Theoni Pappas

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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Wide World Publishing/Tetra
Publication date: 4/18/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 151
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction
The irrational number cover-up
Ada Byron Lovelace's addiction
Exposing L'Hospital's claim to fame
Whose solids are they anyway?
The paranoia of Kurt Godel
Newton's apple never was
Mathematical "Brooklyn Bridge"
Christians murder Hypatia
Cantor driven to nervous breakdown
The mathematician who pleaded insanity
The scandalous treatment of Alan Turing
Fourier cooks his own goose
The secret work of Carl Gauss
Female mathematician crashes the old boy's club
Newton was no sweet cookie
Where's the Nobel Prize in mathematics?
Was Galois jinxed?
I sleep therefore I think
The feud over who invented calculus
The truth about Einstein and Maric - It's all relative
Cardano vs. Tartaglia - Who was maligned?
Bibliography
Index
About the author