ISBN 9781847922311,100 Essential Things You Didn'T Know You Didn'T Know About Maths And The Arts

100 Essential Things You Didn'T Know You Didn'T Know About Maths And The Arts

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ISBN 9781847922311
Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781847922311

ISBN-10 1847922317
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Educational

What Can Maths Tell Us About Art And Design?


Professor John D. Barrow Has All The Answers. In 100 Essential Things You Didn'T Know You Didn'T Know About Maths And The Arts, He Shows Us That Mathematics And The Arts Are Not So Far Removed From Each Other. He Takes Us On A 100-Step Tour, Guiding Us Through Art Forms As Various As Sculpture, Literature, Architecture And Dance, And Reveals What Maths Can Tell Us About The Mysteries Of The Worlds Of Art And Design.

We Find Out Why Diamonds Sparkle, How Many Words Shakespeare Knew And Why The Shower Is The Best Place To Sing. We Discover Why An Egg Is Egg-Shaped, Why Charles Dickens Crusaded Against Maths And How A Soprano Can Shatter A Wine Glass Without Touching It...

Enlivening The Everyday With A New Way Of Looking At The World, This Book Will Enrich Your Understanding Of The Maths And Art That Surround Us In Our Day-To-Day Lives.
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