The Pleasures of Counting

By Thomas William Körner

What is the connection between the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho, the Battle of the Atlantic, African Eve and the design of anchors? One answer is that they are all examples chosen by Dr Tom Körner to show how a little mathematics can shed light on the world around us, and deepen our understanding of it.

Published date: December 5, 1996
Type: Books
Genre: Science

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