Poincare's Prize: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math's Greatest Puzzles

Poincare's Prize: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math's Greatest Puzzles

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The amazing story of one of the greatest math problems of all time and the reclusive genius who solved it

In the tradition of Fermat's Enigma and Prime Obsession, George Szpiro brings to life the giants of mathematics who struggled to prove a theorem for a century and the mysterious man from St. Petersburg, Grigory Perelman, who fi nally accomplished the impossible. In 1904 Henri Poincaré developed the Poincaré Conjecture, an attempt to understand higher-dimensional… (more)

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Publisher: Plume (July 29, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 436 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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