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Author Livio, Mario, 1945-

Title The equation that couldn't be solved : how mathematical genius discovered the language of symmetry / Mario Livio.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  512.209 L764e 2005    ---  Available
Description x, 353 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309-332] and index.
Contents Symmetry -- eyE s'dniM eht ni yrtemmyS -- Never forget this in the midst of your equations -- The poverty-stricken mathematician -- The romantic mathematician -- Groups -- Symmetry rules -- Who's the most symmetrical of them all? -- Requiem for a romantic genius.
Subject Group theory -- History.
Galois theory -- History.
Galois, Evariste, 1811-1832.
Symmetric functions -- History.
Symmetry -- Mathematics -- History.
Diophantine analysis -- History.
ISBN 0743258207
Standard No. NLGGC 274654210
YDXCP 2164584
NZ1 9271781

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