The Resource Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
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The item Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Vaughan Public Libraries.
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 Summary
 Numbers began as simple representations of everyday things, but mathematics rapidly took on a life of its own, occupying a parallel virtual world. In Are Numbers Real?, Brian Clegg explores the way that math has become more and more detached from reality, and yet despite this is driving the development of modern physics
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 x, 288 pages
 Contents

 Counting sheep
 Counting goats
 All is number
 Elegant perfection
 Counting sand
 The emergence of nothing
 He who is ignorant
 All in the imagination
 The amazing mechanical mathematical universe
 The mystery of "maybe"
 Maxwell's mathematical hammer
 Infinity and beyond
 Twentiethcentury mathematical mysteries
 Symmetry games
 Cargo cult science?
 Isbn
 9781250081049
 Label
 Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world
 Title
 Are numbers real?
 Title remainder
 the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world
 Statement of responsibility
 Brian Clegg
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Numbers began as simple representations of everyday things, but mathematics rapidly took on a life of its own, occupying a parallel virtual world. In Are Numbers Real?, Brian Clegg explores the way that math has become more and more detached from reality, and yet despite this is driving the development of modern physics
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Clegg, Brian
 Dewey number
 510
 Index
 index present
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
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 Mathematics
 Numbers
 Target audience
 adult
 Label
 Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
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 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
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 Content type code

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 Content type MARC source
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 Contents
 Counting sheep  Counting goats  All is number  Elegant perfection  Counting sand  The emergence of nothing  He who is ignorant  All in the imagination  The amazing mechanical mathematical universe  The mystery of "maybe"  Maxwell's mathematical hammer  Infinity and beyond  Twentiethcentury mathematical mysteries  Symmetry games  Cargo cult science?
 Dimensions
 22 cm
 Extent
 x, 288 pages
 Isbn
 9781250081049
 Isbn Type
 (hardcover)
 Lccn
 2016027287
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Ownership
 *
 Label
 Are numbers real? : the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world, Brian Clegg
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Counting sheep  Counting goats  All is number  Elegant perfection  Counting sand  The emergence of nothing  He who is ignorant  All in the imagination  The amazing mechanical mathematical universe  The mystery of "maybe"  Maxwell's mathematical hammer  Infinity and beyond  Twentiethcentury mathematical mysteries  Symmetry games  Cargo cult science?
 Dimensions
 22 cm
 Extent
 x, 288 pages
 Isbn
 9781250081049
 Isbn Type
 (hardcover)
 Lccn
 2016027287
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Ownership
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