Newton's Clock: Chaos In The Solar System
Henry Holt and Company, 15. júl. 1993 - 250 síður
With his critically acclaimed best-sellers The Mathematical Toursist and Islands of Truth, Ivars Peterson took readers to the frontiers of modern mathematics. His new book provides an up-to-date look at one of science's greatest detective stories: the search for order in the workings of the solar system.
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NEWTON'S CLOCK: Chaos in the Solar SystemUmsögn notanda - Kirkus
Peterson (math-and-physics editor at Science News) tells how science has unlocked the secrets of celestial motion. The puzzle is as ancient as cave men peering at the night sky: how to explain the ... Read full review
Newton's clock: chaos in the solar systemUmsögn notanda - Not Available - Book Verdict
This is a history of human efforts to understand the mechanics of the solar system, reaching from classical Greece to the present. By the time of Isaac Newton, there was reason to hope that the ... Read full review