Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of Mathematics
Blending science, history and biography, Einstein's Heroes takes you on a journey of discovery about the phenomenon of mathematics - humanity's universal language and one of our most amazing accomplishments. At the book's centre are the brilliant scientists who inspired Einstein, particularly James Clerk Maxwell, Michael Faraday and Isaac Newton. Together Maxwell and Faraday settled a centuries-old physical dispute, which Newton had left in his wake, establishing mathematics as the ultimate arbiter of physical reality. With the talent of a great storyteller, Arianrhod weaves warmly observed biographies into a passionate argument for the beauty and universality of the language of maths. Einstein's Heroes is an enthralling exploration of the special magic of science, and the lives of some of its most brilliant exemplars.
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Science for everyoneUser Review - gillym - Overstock.com
Anyone who wants to know more about how our world works should read this book. I took this book from the library and after 50 pages ordered my own copy. Read full review
Einstein's heroes: imagining the world through the language of mathematicsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Dealing 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