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Introducing Infinity : A Graphic Guide - Brian Clegg

Introducing Infinity

A Graphic Guide

By: Brian Clegg, Oliver Pugh (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2012
ISBN: 9781848314061
Number Of Pages: 176

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Compact INTRODUCING guide to a boundlessly intriguing topic.

The Ancient Greeks were so horrified by the implications of an endless number that they drowned the man who gave away the secret. A German mathematician was driven mad by the repercussions of his discovery of transfinite numbers. How will you fare? Brian Clegg and Oliver Pugh's brilliant graphic introduction to Infinity is the unique, endlessly fascinating guide...

About the Author

Brian Clegg is a science journalist and writer. He runs www.popularscience.co.uk and his previous books include Inflight Science, Before the Big Bang, Armageddon Science, and A Brief History of Infinity. Oliver Pugh works in advertising.

ISBN: 9781848314061
ISBN-10: 184831406X
Series: Introducing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 16.8 x 11.8  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1

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Brian Clegg

About the Author

Brian Clegg was educated at Manchester Grammar School and read Natural Sciences at Cambridge, specialising in experimental physics. He spent a year at Lancaster University gaining a second MA in Operational Research and then joined British Airways, where he worked for 17 years on a wide range of projects. In 1994 he launched a new career providing creativity consultancy to corporations and writing for magazines and books. His clients have included BA, Smith Kline Beecham, the BBC, the Treasury and the Met Office. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also the editor of the successful www.popularscience.co.uk book review site. Brian Clegg lives in a Wiltshire village with his wife and two children.

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