Tuesday 31 August 2010

Review of Music Of The Primes

I've just finished a lovely, lovely book by Marcus du Sautoy on the history of the Reimann Hypothesis, one of the biggest problems in mathematics, ever...'s driven at least one person to madness, and taken a few to the borders.  It's the stuff that techno-thriller spy movies are made of (literally, see Sneakers) and has been implicated in at least one fatal duel and one national revolution.  It's been the subject of, and I kid you not, two Nobel Prize level practical jokes.
 Full review on my Cool Science Books blog...

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