*The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History*

Author: Stephen Hawking

Publisher: Running Press

ISBN: 0762430044

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1358

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Looks at landmark mathematical discoveries over the past 2,500 years by such mathematicians as Euclid, Isaac Newton, Pierre Simon de Laplace, Georg Cantor, Alan Turing, and others, offering profiles of twenty-one important mathematical masters, facsimiles of their key works, and commentary on their contributions to the history of mathematics. Original.