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Cover for 9783319255668 Cover for 9781137279842 Cover for 9781250084910 Cover for 9781481523721 Cover for 9781481523738 Cover for 9781481523745 Cover for 9780062230607 Cover for 9781402785849 Cover for 9780230613744 Cover for 9780230103351 Cover for 9780307591678 Cover for 9780470373538 Cover for 9780072286816 Cover for 9780072402704 Cover for 9780072524857 Cover for 9780072868821 Cover for 9780072874181 Cover for 9780073126982 Cover for 9780073373607 Cover for 9780256086133 Cover for 9780256138948 Cover for 9780072428001 Cover for 9780256156034 Cover for 9781594483356 Cover for 9780151005062 Cover for 9780156007535 Cover for 9781435296718 Cover for 9780743464789 Cover for 9780743464796 Cover for 9781400154913 Cover for 9781594489563 Cover for 9781400104918 Cover for 9781400134915 Cover for 9781560259312 Cover for 9780767920339 Cover for 9780767920346 Cover for 9789681670948 Cover for 9780452284579 Cover for 9781568582320
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Product Description: "The son of a prominent Japanese mathematician who came to the United States after World War II, Ken Ono was raised on a diet of high expectations and little praise. Rebelling against his pressure-cooker of a life, Ken determined to drop out of high school to follow his own path...read more

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9783319255668 | Springer Verlag, April 15, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: "The son of a prominent Japanese mathematician who came to the United States after World War II, Ken Ono was raised on a diet of high expectations and little praise.

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Product Description: The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which we so depend on, has for thousands of years been shrouded in mystery...read more

Hardcover:

9781137279842 | St Martins Pr, January 6, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created.

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9781250084910 | Griffin, February 2, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created.

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Product Description: The story of how we got our numbers--told through one mathematician's journey to find zeroThe invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified...read more

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9781481523721 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 6, 2015), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: The story of how we got our numbers--told through one mathematician's journey to find zeroThe invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created.

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Product Description: [Read by Stefan Rudnicki] The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified...read more

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9781481523738 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 6, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Stefan Rudnicki] The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero.
9781481523745 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 6, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Stefan Rudnicki] The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero.

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9780062230591 | William Morrow & Co, April 15, 2014, cover price $27.99

Paperback:

9780062230607 | Reprint edition (William Morrow & Co, March 17, 2015), cover price $15.99

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9780307591821 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, November 27, 2012), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: “Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost.”-- Mathematics historian W. S. Anglin From the internationally bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem comes a landmark publication on the eccentric lives of the foremost mathematicians in history...read more

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9781402785849 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 4, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost.

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Product Description: Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold. Its nucleus is so heavy that it is highly unstable and radioactive. If broken apart, it unleashes the tremendous power within the atom―the most controversial type of energy ever discovered...read more

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9780230613744 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 2009), cover price $27.00

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9780230103351 | Griffin, November 9, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold.

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9780307591678, titled "Present at the Creation: The Story of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider" | Crown Pub, October 5, 2010, cover price $25.99

Hardcover:

9780470373538 | Turner Pub Co, July 20, 2009, cover price $25.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470638132 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 12, 2010, cover price $25.95
9780470638118 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 12, 2010, cover price N/A

Miscellaneous:

9780230100992 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 2009, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: This fifth edition aims to provide students with a solid understanding of statistical concepts. It also exposes students to the more contemporary uses of technology in business statistics. This book features: Excel output in text examples, to give students a foundation for learning and applying statistics with commercial software tools; a visual statistics software bundle that teaches statistics using multimedia enhanced visuals to help students understand business statistics concepts; and exercises, examples, problems and cases which offer students examples drawn from real business situations...read more

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9780073126982 | 6th (Hardcover with CD) edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 10, 2005), cover price $200.25
9780072868821 | 6th edition (McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 2005), cover price $135.30 | About this edition: This fifth edition aims to provide students with a solid understanding of statistical concepts.
9780072874181 | 5 pck edition (Irwin Professional Pub, November 1, 2002), cover price $162.60 | About this edition: Traditionally, Complete Business Statistics has been praised for its quality of presentation and the richness of problem sets that are realistic, stimulating and challenging.
9780072524055 | Tch edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2002), cover price $12.45 | About this edition: Offers an understanding of statistical concepts and problems to help learning.
9780072402704 | 5th edition (McGraw-Hill, December 1, 2001), cover price $55.01 | also contains Outstretched Shadow | About this edition: Statistical integrity with a complete Excel solution, this new edition of Complete Business Statistics offers revised sections on regression analysis and updated cases highlighting companies across the globe.
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9780072428001 | 5th stdt edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 1, 2002), cover price $52.20 | About this edition: Softcover Textbook
9780072428001 | 5th stdt edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 1, 2002), cover price $52.20 | About this edition: Softcover Textbook
9780256156034 | 2 edition (Richard d Irwin, August 1, 1993), cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Offers an understanding of statistical concepts and problems to help learning.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of Fermat?s Last Theorem, ?an extraordinary story?( Philadelphia Inquirer) of discovery, evolution, science, and faith.In 1929, French Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a part of a group of scientists that uncovered a skull that became known as Peking Man, a key evolutionary link that left Teilhard torn between science and his ancient faith, and would leave him ostracized by his beloved Catholic Church...read more

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9781594483356 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, November 4, 2008), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of Fermat?

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Discusses the twelfth-century invention of the compass, its dramatic influence on navigation and the rise of Italian sea power, and its impact on the development of world trade and the Age of Discovery.

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9780151005062 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 2001), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Discusses the twelfth-century invention of the compass, its dramatic influence on navigation and the rise of Italian sea power, and its impact on the development of world trade and the Age of Discovery.

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9780156007535 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, May 1, 2002), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the twelfth-century invention of the compass, its dramatic influence on navigation and the rise of Italian sea power, and its impact on the development of world trade and the Age of Discovery.

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9781435296718 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 5, 2008), cover price $23.00

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Chronicles the dramatic life of mid-nineteenth-century French physicist Léon Foucault, recounting the famous pendulum experiment inside the Pantheon in Paris that proved the earth's rotation on an axis, and discussing how his breakthrough revolutionized the scientific community. Reprint.

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9780743464789 | 1 edition (Atria Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Recounts the events surrounding the 1853 demonstration by an amateur physicist with no formal training that proved that the Earth revolves on an axis, describing the adversity he suffered at the hands of his peers.

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9780743464796 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, September 14, 2004), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Recounts the events surrounding the 1853 demonstration by an amateur physicist with no formal training that proved that the Earth revolves on an axis, describing the adversity he suffered at the hands of his peers.

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Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

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9781400154913 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 31, 2007), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

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Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

Hardcover:

9781594489563 | 1 edition (Riverhead Books, October 4, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Documents the efforts of a French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors.

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9781400104918, titled "The Jesuit & the Skull: Teilhard De Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man" | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 31, 2007), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

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Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

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9781400134915 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 31, 2007), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Documents the efforts of an esteemed French Jesuit priest to confront the struggle between science and religion upon his 1929 discovery of the Peking Man pre-human skull that represented a missing link between erect hunting apes and the human race's Cro-Magnon ancestors, a finding he was ordered to deny as scientific evidence refuting biblical teachings.

Traces the intellectual prank through which the character of a fictional 1930s genius mathematician was devised and promoted throughout the American education system, describing how he was credited with originating the modern mathematical proof and the emergence of 'new math.'

Hardcover:

9781843440345, titled "The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed..." | Gardners Books, May 16, 2007, cover price $21.90
9781560259312 | Basic Books, August 17, 2006, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Traces the intellectual prank through which the character of a fictional 1930s genius mathematician was devised and promoted throughout the American education system, describing how he was credited with originating the modern mathematical proof and the emergence of 'new math.

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9781568583594 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, October 4, 2007), cover price $14.95

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A portrait of the great seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician looks at the contributions of Ren‚ Descartes, his interest in mysticism and probable membership in the occult brotherhood of Rosicrucians, and his secret notebook, which he kept in code, attempting to redecipher the contents of the long-lost volume. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780767920339 | Broadway Books, October 11, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician looks at his interest in mysticism and probable membership in the occult brotherhood of Rosicrucians, and his secret notebook, which he kept in code, attempting to redecipher the contents of the long-lost volume.

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9780767920346 | Broadway Books, October 10, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the great seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician looks at the contributions of Ren‚ Descartes, his interest in mysticism and probable membership in the occult brotherhood of Rosicrucians, and his secret notebook, which he kept in code, attempting to redecipher the contents of the long-lost volume.

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Product Description: Amir D. Aczel descubre la belleza de las matemáticas para todo tipo de lectores. Desde los anónimos babilonios y agrimensores egipcios, pasando por Pitágoras y sus seguidores, Arquímedes y Diofanto, hasta llegar al mundo árabe, el autor traza el camino que llevó a la solución del último teorema de Fermat, una ruta llena de intrigas y falsas atribuciones...read more

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9789681670948 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Amir D.

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An exploration of current theories in quantum mechanics considers the feasibility of teleportation, sharing Einstein's entanglement studies, the discoveries from new experiments, and the implications of entanglement capabilities. Reprint.

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9780452284579 | Reissue edition (Plume, September 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An exploration of current theories in quantum mechanics considers the feasibility of teleportation, sharing Einstein's entanglement studies, the discoveries from new experiments, and the implications of entanglement capabilities.

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An exploration of current theories in quantum mechanics considers the feasibility of teleportation, sharing Einstein's entanglement studies, the discoveries from new experiments, and the implications of entanglement capabilities. 35,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.

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9781568582320 | Basic Books, September 18, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An exploration of current theories in quantum mechanics considers the feasibility of teleportation, sharing Einstein's entanglement studies, the discoveries from new experiments, and the implications of entanglement capabilities.

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