30-Second Maths

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This time we have something quite unique. 30-Seconds is a book, which introduces the biggest discoveries of mathematics one-by-one only in 30 seconds. Naturally, the book is quite easy-going, I mean how much killer math equations can you stuff into 30 seconds. But on a more serious note, this book gets the job done and offers a unique reading experience.

 

Basic Info

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd (3 May 2012) (pre-order available)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 1848313691
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 363,109 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

 

About the Author

Richard J. Brown is a professor of Mathematics and director of Undergraduate studies in John Hopkins University. He received Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Maryland in 1996. For more books of Richard J. Brown use the following link.

 

About the Book

As the title says it, everything from Rubik’s cubes to Godel’s incompleteness theorem is explained in this book, with colour illustrations, in half a minute. As the author says, the more you know about Maths, the less of a science it becomes. 30 Second Maths takes the top 50 most engaging mathematical theories, and explains them to the general reader in half a minute, using nothing more than two pages, 200 words and one picture. Read at your own pace, and discover that maths can be more fascinating than you ever imagined.

30 - Second Math by James Brown

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