Number theory proves to be a virtually inexhaustible source of intriguing puzzle problems interesting to beginning and advanced readers. Divisors, perfect numbers, the congruences of Gauss, scales of notation, the Pell equation, many other aspec read more
158 truly challenging conundrums for the expert puzzlist. Algebraic amusements, geometric exercises, diophantine diversions, problems in logic and deduction, probability posers, insight puzzles and assorted number theory problems. 130 woodcut illustrat read more
A noted scientist illuminates the intertwined paths of philosophy and science from Plato to the present, and examines the transition from Newtonian classical mechanics to modern relativistic physics.
Thought-provoking nonmathematical introduction to the conceptual foundations of both Newton's and Einstein's theories of gravitation. Special relativity theory, general relativity theory, other topics. This updated edition features material on gravitat read more
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