This book covers 250 milestones in mathematical history, beginning millions of years ago with ancient qant odometersq and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions.Scottish mathematician John Napier is famous as the inventor and promoter of logarithms in his 1614 book A Description of the ... For example, the pH scale in chemistry, the bel unit of measurement in acoustics, and the Richter scale used foranbsp;...

Title | : | The Math Book |

Author | : | Clifford A. Pickover |

Publisher | : | Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2009 |

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