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Mathematics is the poetry of science

Cédric Villani (Author), M. B. DeBevoise (Translator), Étienne Lécroart (Illustrator)
Shorter and more light-hearted than his theoretical academic works, Mathematics is the Poetry of Science represents Villani's attempt to communicate his love of mathematics to a wider audience, and is an interesting contribution from one of the world's finest living mathematicians.
Print Book, English, 2020
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Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2020
xi, 69 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
9780198846437, 0198846436
0: Elisa Brune: Foreword1: Mathematics, Science, and Poetry2: Constraints and Creativity3: Inspiration4: Making Connections5: A Portable Universe6: The Form of Words7: Visionaries8: Poincaré and the Omnibus9: Ping-Pong10: Ode to Imperfection11: Appendix: Henri Poincaré on Mathematical Discovery