. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. As Strogatz proves, calculus is truly the language of the universe. . Spirituality is changing. Infinite Powers recounts how calculus tantalized and thrilled its inventors, starting with its first glimmers in ancient Greece and bringing us right up to the discovery of gravitational waves (a phenomenon predicted by calculus). No soy hablante nativo del inglés, por lo que tuve que recurrir continuamente al diccionario, me parece que al autor le gusta utilizar un inglés elegante con términos no muy frecuentes. by Steven Strogatz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus by Steven Strogatz “I yield freely to the sacred frenzy”—Johannes Kepler, 1619. Format: ePub; Jetzt bewerten Jetzt bewerten. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Thanks Amazon ! a solid choice for readers who want to know what calculus is all about, and for teachers who wish to improve their presentation.”—Library Journal, “An energetic effort that successfully communicates the author’s love of mathematics.”—Kirkus Reviews, “Far-ranging survey . Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Expeditions & Discoveries World History (Kindle Store), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Infinite Life. By unveiling the principles of that language, Infinite Powers makes us marvel at the world anew. Eso puede ser un plus lingüístico, aunque puede hacer perder la continuidad en la lectura. As far as veterans of Calculus goes, they probably know most of the information in this book already. But before it gave modern man almost infinite powers, calculus was behind centuries of controversy, competition, and even death. It's a must buy. an array of witty and astonishing stories . . Infinite Powers is an incalculable pleasure.”—Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness“Warning: this book is dangerous. It's a good history and present clear examples to illustrate the beauty of calculus. . It harnesses an unreal number—infinity—to tackle real‑world problems, breaking them down into easier ones and then reassembling the answers into solutions that feel miraculous. Infinite Powers recounts how calculus tantalized and thrilled its inventors, starting with its first glimmers in ancient Greece and bringing us right up to the discovery of gravitational waves (a phenomenon predicted by calculus). Well, someday is here, thanks to Steven Strogatz’s wide-ranging, humane, thoroughly readable take on one of the greatest ideas our species has ever produced.”—Jordan Ellenberg, author of How Not to Be Wrong, “This is a glorious book. . This book provided me with a mind model to think about calculus. With verve, insight, and simplicity, he explains the deep ideas underlying one of humankind’s greatest intellectual achievements. Muy recomendable. Entender la parte fina del cálculo Diferencial Integral, Me gusta mucho el enfoque del libro donde se tratan los aspectos del cálculo a partir del concepto matemático del infinito, de una manera amena y hasta divertida. . First off, this book is not a textbook. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe [ebook free] by Steven Strogatz (epub/mobi) ebook4expert. Strogatz reveals how this form of math rose to the challenges of each age: how to determine the area of a circle with only sand and a stick; how to explain why Mars goes “backwards” … Without it, there would be no computers, no microwave ovens, no GPS, and no space travel. Infinite Powers recounts how calculus tantalized and thrilled its inventors, starting with its first glimmers in ancient Greece and bringing us right up to the discovery of gravitational waves (a phenomenon predicted by calculus). Kindle Edition. With a light touch and razor-sharp clarity, he brilliantly filters his deep knowledge of calculus into an engaging epic that tells the remarkable story of a mathematical breakthrough that changed the world—and continues to do so.”—Alex Bellos, author of Here’s Looking at Euclid and The Grapes of Math, “The world is a big thing made of an infinite number of infinitely small things. These days, all YA novels are \'edgy\'. It had me leaping for joy.”—Hannah Fry, author of Hello World, “If calculus is the language of the universe, then Steven Strogatz is its Homer. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe, The Volatility Surface: A Practitioner's Guide (Wiley Finance Book 357), Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach (Second Edition) (Dover Books on Mathematics), Essential Calculus Skills Practice Workbook with Full Solutions, STEVEN STROGATZ is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.