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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Paperback, 22/10/2015, £8.99
Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.

Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 30/05/2013, £7.99
Symmetry is an immensely important concept in mathematics and throughout the sciences. In this Very Short Introduction, Ian Stewart highlights the deep implications of symmetry and its important scientific applications across the entire subject.

Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £8.99
Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and philosophy. He shows that working with infinity is not just an abstract, intellectual exercise, and analyses its important practical everyday applications.

Great Mathematical Problems

Paperback, 06/03/2014, £9.99
There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture. This book explains why these problems exist, why they matter, what drives mathematicians to incredible lengths to solve them and where they stand in the context of mathematics and science as a whole.

Taming the Infinite

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £9.99
From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart explains each major development - from the first number systems to chaos theory - and considers how each affected society and changed everyday life forever.

17 Equations That Changed the World

Paperback, 13/06/2013, £9.99
Examines seventeen groundbreaking equations that have altered the course of human history. This book explores how Pythagoras' Theorem led to GPS and SatNav; how logarithms are applied in architecture; why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera, and what is really going on with Schrodinger's cat.