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Author Livio, Mario, 1945-

Title The equation that couldn't be solved : how mathematical genius discovered the language of symmetry / Mario Livio.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QA174.2    Available
Edition 1st paperback ed.
Description xii, 353 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-332) and index.
Contents Symmetry -- eyE s'dniM eht ni yrtemmyS -- Never forget this in the midst of your equations -- The poverty-stricken mathematician -- The romantic mathematician -- Groups -- Symmetry rules -- Who's the most symmetrical of them all? -- Requiem for
Subject Galois, ©ØEvariste, 1811-1832.
Group theory -- History.
Galois theory -- History.
Symmetric functions -- History.
Symmetry (Mathematics) -- History.
Diophantine analysis -- History.
ISBN 0743258215