The Mathematics Devotional Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics
|Author:||Clifford A. Pickover|
Let The Mathematics Devotional amaze you, stretch your imagination and serve as a rich source of inspiration. For each day of the year, internationally renowned author Clifford A.Pickover provides a thought provoking quotation and a spectacular image related to the world of mathematics. Wisdom by legendary scientists, educators, statesmen, writers and intellectuals - including Richard Feynman, Martin Gardener, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill and HG Wells is featured along with gorgeous fractals, splendid architecture, mind expanding optical illusions and more. You'll also find micro biographies of some of the most influential mathematicians in history, whose birthdays are highlighted throughout. Rounding out the book is a selected biography for further exploration of a field that in Picover's words “cultivates a perpetual state of wonder about the nature of the mind… the sense of beauty and our place in this cast cosmos.”
Internationally renowned author Clifford Pickover has published more than 40 books, translated into over a dozen languages, on topics ranging from science and mathematics to religion, art, and history. Dr. Pickover received his PhD from Yale University's Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and holds more than 100 US patents. His research has received considerable attention from such media outlets as CNN, Wired, and the New York Times, and his website, pickover.com, has received millions of visits.