Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of Mathematics

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Macmillan, 2003 - Science - 323 pages
Arianrhod (mathematics, Monash U., Australia) explores the quest to make sense of the physical world, focusing on the work of James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79), who developed the theory of electromagnetism, as the first physicist to embrace the ambiguous relationship between language and reality. Distri
 

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Contents

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IV
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