Mathematics: The New Golden Age (Penguin Press Science)

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This lively and comprehensive new survey sets out to show just how mistaken people who think they can't enjoy mathematics really are. Dr. Devlin's television appearances and popular GUARDIAN column have revealed his remarkable gift for making difficult topics beautifully accessible. In this book he offers a glimpse of the extraordinary vistas and bizarre universes opened up by contemporary mathematics.

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A modern classic by an accomplished mathematician and best-selling author has been updated to encompass and explain the recent headline-making advances in the field in non-technical terms.

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Keith Devlin is the Dean of Science at Saint Mary's College of California and a Senior Researcher at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information. Since 1983, he has been a regular columnist on mathematics and computing for the Guardian newspaper in England, and he is the mathematics commentator on National Public Radio's popular "Weekend Edition" magazine program. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the author of twenty-three books on mathematics and computing, including Life by Numbers and The Language of Mathematics.

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