The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

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The astonishingly prolific author/scientist Clifford Pickover (see the review of his Book of Black for a list of some of his other books) is a math enthusiast with a talent for ferreting out fascinating anecdotes about math, and writing them in a way that inspires wonder.

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