# God Created The Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History

Stephen HawkingMar 2007

Sold by Running Press AdultBestselling author and physicist Stephen Hawking explores the "masterpieces" of mathematics, 25 landmarks spanning 2,500 years and representing the work of 15 mathematicians, including Augustin Cauchy, Bernard Riemann, and Alan Turing. This extensive anthology allows readers to peer into the mind of genius by providing them with excerpts from the original mathematical proofs and results. It also helps them understand the progression of mathematical thought, and the very foundations of our present-day technologies. Each chapter begins with a biography of the featured mathematician, clearly explaining the significance of the result, followed by the full proof of the work, reproduced from the original publication.

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Publisher

Running Press Adult

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Published on

Mar 29, 2007

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Pages

256

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ISBN

9780762432721

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Language

English

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Genres

Mathematics / Algebra / General

Mathematics / Essays

Mathematics / General

Mathematics / Geometry / General

Mathematics / History & Philosophy

Mathematics / Number Theory

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