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Lang Matl
Author Richeson, David S. (David Scott)

Title Euler's gem : the polyhedron formula and the birth of topology / David S. Richeson.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QA611.A3R53 2008    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QA611.A3    Available
Description xii, 317 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-308) and index.
Contents Leonhard Euler and his three "great" friends -- What is a polyhedron? -- The five perfect bodies -- The Pythagorean brotherhood and Plato's atomic theory -- Euclid and his elements -- Kepler's polyhedral universe -- Euler's gem -- Platonic solid
Subject Topology -- History.
ISBN 9780691126777 (alk. paper)
0691126771 (alk. paper)