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Infinite Powers

How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe

Steven Strogatz

From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus—how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better.   Without calculus, we wouldn’t have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn’t have unraveled DNA or discovered Neptune or figured out how to put 5,000 songs in ...
Publish Date
2020-04-14T00:00:00.000Z
2020-04-14T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.28
ISBN
9781786492975
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
2019-08-02T18:22:23.000Z
"Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe" book by @stevenstrogatz Great #Mathematics book that explores the History of Modern Science from this amazing perspective!      source
2021-04-02T15:29:21.000Z
For non-math people trying to understand the principles, this is one of the best books I've ever read @stevenstrogatz #InfinitePowers      source
2021-01-02T17:41:44.000Z
@marko1301 David Acheson has a really lovely little book on calculus: And Steve Strogatz's Infinite Powers is wonderful: Plus I really love Ben Orlin's book: Sorry for the amazon links (I'm lazy). Buy from an indie!      source
2019-04-29T13:23:02.000Z
I hope they enjoy it as much as I did. If you or someone you know is studying Calculus, this book is highly recommended.      source