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The Resource Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng

Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng

Label
Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Title
Beyond infinity
Title remainder
an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Eugenia Cheng
Title variation
Expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A mathematician and scientist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago helps readers explore the concept of infinity through unique concepts including chessboards, a chicken-sandwich sandwich and the creation of infinite cookies from an infinite dough ball
Summary
Offers a mathematical exploration of the idea of infinity and the numerous questions and implications it raises
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10559359
Cataloging source
GO3
Dewey number
511.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA9
LC item number
.C48618 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Label
Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The journey. What is infinity? ; Playing with infinity ; What infinity is not ; Infinity slips away from us Again ; Counting up to infinity ; Some things are more infinite than others ; Counting beyond infinity ; Comparing infinities ; What infinity is -- The Sights. Where is infinity? ; Things that are nearly infinity ; Infinite dimensions ; Infinite-dimensional categories ; The infinitesimally small ; When infinity nearly caused mathematics to fall apart (and maybe also your brain) ; Weirdness ; Where infinity is
Control code
5857584
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9780465094813
Lccn
2017931084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn975485516
  • (OCoLC)975485516
Label
Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The journey. What is infinity? ; Playing with infinity ; What infinity is not ; Infinity slips away from us Again ; Counting up to infinity ; Some things are more infinite than others ; Counting beyond infinity ; Comparing infinities ; What infinity is -- The Sights. Where is infinity? ; Things that are nearly infinity ; Infinite dimensions ; Infinite-dimensional categories ; The infinitesimally small ; When infinity nearly caused mathematics to fall apart (and maybe also your brain) ; Weirdness ; Where infinity is
Control code
5857584
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9780465094813
Lccn
2017931084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn975485516
  • (OCoLC)975485516

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