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It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science

Graham Farmelo

2002

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (Q 125 .I88 2002 )()

  • Title:
    It must be beautiful : great equations of modern science
  • Author: Graham Farmelo
  • Description: It must be beautiful / A revolution with no revolutionaries : the Planck-Einstein equation for the energy of a quantum / The sextant equation : E = mc2 / The rediscovery of gravity : the Einstein equation of general relativity / Erotica, aesthetics and Schrödinger's wave equation / A piece of magic : the Dirac equation / Understanding information, bit by bit : Shannon's equations / Hidden symmetry : the Yang-Mills equation /
    A mirror in the sky : the Drake equation / Equations of life : the mathematics of evolution / The best possible time to be alive : the logistic map / An environmental fairy tale : the Molina-Rowland chemical equations and the CFC problem / Afterword : how great equations survive /
  • Local Note: acq2004phy
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Granta
  • Format: xvi, 283 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1862074798
  • Subjects: Science -- History -- 20th century; Equations
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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