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The Shape of Space

Un libro in lingua di Weeks Jeffrey R. edito da CRC Pr I Llc, 2001

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This friendly textbook explores many of the possible answers to the question, "What is the universe shaped like?" It provides an overview of the basic geometry of two- and three-dimensional spaces, illustrating the connection between geometry, cosmology, and the behavior of the physical universe. Numerous illustrations, exercises, and thought-experiments are included. Technical language and mathematical equations are kept to a minimum. Weeks is a "freelance mathematician" and a MacArthur Fellow. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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