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Lang Matl
Author Bardi, Jason Socrates.

Title The fifth postulate : how unraveling a two-thousand-year-old mystery unraveled the universe / Jason Socrates Bardi.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QA481    Available
Description xi, 253 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-244) and index.
Contents A mathematician's Waterloo -- The strange vegetarian cult and mathematics -- The mystery maker -- Those false and would-be proofs -- A codebreaker's fix -- Searching for Ceres -- The dim light of exhaustion -- Gauss's little secret -- Lessons of
Subject Parallels (Geometry)
Geometry, Plane.
Pythagorean theorem.
ISBN 9780470149096 (cloth)
0470149094 (cloth)