Marcus du Sautoy is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford and currently holds the same chair that Richard Dawkins once did. He is active in reaching out the public, speaking at TED Conferences, writing for The Times (London) and The Guardian, and has appeared in specials on both BBC and PBS. He is the author of The Music of the Primes and Symmetry: A Journey into the Patterns of Nature. He has been named one of the UK's leading scientists by The Independent on Sunday and in 2001 he won the Berwick Prize of the London Mathematical Society, which is awarded every two years to reward the best mathematical research by a mathematician under forty.
The Number Mysteries
Marcus du Sautoy
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
Every time we download music, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our cell phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions. In The Number Mysteries, one of our generation's...