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By John Fauvel, Robin Wilson, Raymond Flood

ISBN-10: 019853969X

ISBN-13: 9780198539698

August Mobius used to be one of many nineteenth century's so much influential mathematicians and astronomers. Written via six exceptional members, this e-book explores the paintings of Mobius and his excellent German contemporaries. The paintings emphasizes these achievements which in lots of methods will be noticeable to mirror the intriguing advances happening on the time through the whole medical international. The history to Mobius's lifestyles and labors is equipped by means of John Fauvel. Gert Schubring examines the mathematical group in 19th-century Germany, whereas Allan Chapman describes the revolution in astronomy that came about in the course of the interval. Jeremy grey analyzes Mobius's contribution to geometrical mechanics and Norman Biggs lines his function within the improvement of topological rules. ultimately, Ian Stewart explores the legacy Mobius left to arithmetic in our personal century. This stimulating quantity will attract all scientists within the fields that Mobius helped advance--physics, arithmetic, and astronomy--as good as common readers attracted to the heritage of technological know-how.

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