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Category: Suggested Reading

During the seventeenth century, the physicist Isaac Newton conducted a series of experiments studying the properties of light. Newton encountered a puzzling enigma. He found that light behaved both …

“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The …

Today I’m announcing a pet project of mine that I think may interest some of my readers. Any new books? is a free notification service which enables you to …

Title: The Computer as CrucibleAuthors: Jonathan Borwein and Keith DevlinTrue pp.: 154Publisher: A K Peters LtdPublished on: November 2008ISBN-13: 978-1568813431Rating: 8/10 Jonathan Borwein and Keith Devlin are well-known mathematicians …

It is with great pleasure that I announce something that we have been working on for a while. We just published a Math Books page, containing what we consider …

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. — …

In this interview we sit down with author and mathematician Derrick Niederman to discuss his engaging, recently published book about the first two hundred natural numbers, ‘Number Freak: From …

In my last blog entry, I mentioned several math books I’ve been reading lately. Over the weekend I wrapped up reading Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World, …

With summertime underway, I thought I would share a list of 12 mathematical books that I’ve been reading between the beginning of this year and now. Some of them …

Last weekend I had a chance to read Math for Moms and Dads, which I received from Kaplan as a review copy. This book aims to providing a friendly …