The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe - Donal O'Shea

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The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe - Donal O'Shea

Henri Poincare formulated his Conjecture in 1904 that promised to describe the very shape of the universe, but remained unproved until a huge prize wa...

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“Ambiguity of the Unknown”

published 06/05/2012

ProHigh in resources for topology reference.

ConsToo many diagrams - lacks readability for two thir...

Author: Donal O'Shea Duration: 200 pages – and an additional 92 pages of notes, terminologies, bibliographies, and index. There’s been quite a lot of misunderstanding in regards to this subject and usually highly informed reporting has indeed come unstuck on the clarity of this matter. Writing...

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Henri Poincare formulated his Conjecture in 1904 that promised to describe the very shape of the universe, but remained unproved until a huge prize was offered for its solution in 2000. This book explains the maths behind the Conjecture and its proof, and illuminates various personalities surrounding this perplexing conundrum.

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Publisher: Penguin

Author: Donal O'Shea

Title: The Poincaré Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe

Type: Non-Fiction

EAN: 9780141032382

ISBN: 0141032383

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