A Mathematical Mystery Tour by A. K. Dewdney
Discovering the Truth and Beauty of the Cosmos

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Praise for A. K. Dewdney Yes, We Have No Neutrons "We need more books like this-especially if they're this much fun to read." -Wired "Dewdney manages to make this catalog of error entertaining as well as instructive; good medicine for both skeptics and true believers." -Kirkus Reviews "Written with wit and a touch of pathos-and sure to please science lovers." -Publishers Weekly 200% of Nothing "It is impossible to read this timely, important book without enjoyment and eye-opening enlightenment." -Martin Gardner "An entertaining, stinging expos?." -Publishers Weekly
 

About A. K. Dewdney

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A. K. DEWDNEY, Ph,D., is the author of several critically acclaimed math and science books, including Yes, We Have No Neutrons, 200% of Nothing, The Armchair Universe, and The Planiverse: Computer Contact with a Two-Dimensional World.
 
Published December 10, 2007 by Wiley. 224 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Science & Math, History. Non-fiction

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Dewdney refers to important mathematical discoveries, many of which were made by scientists in different cultures independently of one another, in an attempt to puzzle out whether we discover or create mathematics.

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