## Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of MathematicsArianrhod (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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User Review - Not Available - Book VerdictDealing with physics history at several different levels, Australian mathematician Arianrhod offers an intriguing blend of science, history, and biography. Noting that the widely admired Albert ... Read full review

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