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The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry and Asymmetry, from Mirror Reflections to Superstrings
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W H Freeman & Co
Publication date September 1, 1991
Binding Paperback
Edition 3 revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780716720935
ISBN-10 0716720930
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Martin Gardner takes an entertaining look at one of man's most puzzling questions: Is the universe symmetrical? This book is a popular survey of mirror symmetry (left vs. right) and asymmetry, and the significant roles they play in such diverse fields as mathematics, physics, art, music, poetry, and more!

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3 revised edition from Dover Pubns (July 26, 2005); titled "The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry And Asymmetry From Mirror Reflections To Superstrings"
9780486442440 | details & prices | 401 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.98 lbs | List price $18.95
About: "What makes Gardner so appealing is his ease in exploring deep ideas .
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3 revised edition from W H Freeman & Co (September 1, 1991)
9780716720935 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Martin Gardner takes an entertaining look at one of man's most puzzling questions: Is the universe symmetrical?

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