Accessibly interweaving history and math, Szpiro brings to life the giants of mathematics who struggled to prove this theorem for a century and the mysterious man who finally accomplished the impossible. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 309p. Measures 5.25x8 inches. (#29820)
Title: Poincare's Prize: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math's Greatest Puzzles
Author: George G. Szpiro
Condition: Used: Unmarked text. Very Good.
Publisher: A Plume Book, 2008.
Keywords: Topology, Biography, Poincare Prize, Poincare Conjecture, Puzzles, Millennium Prize, Mathematical History, Theoretical Physics, 20th Century Science, Mathematics, History of Science, Science