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Fri October 5, 2012
Steven Strogatz: The Joy Of X
Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 1:01 pm
In The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, mathematician Steven Strogatz provides an entertaining refresher course in math, starting with the most elementary ideas, such as counting, and finishing with mind-bending theories of infinity--including the idea that some infinities can be bigger than others.