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The Resource Mathematics and the laws of nature : developing the language of science, John Tabak

Mathematics and the laws of nature : developing the language of science, John Tabak

Label
Mathematics and the laws of nature : developing the language of science
Title
Mathematics and the laws of nature
Title remainder
developing the language of science
Statement of responsibility
John Tabak
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the evolution of the idea that nature can be described in the language of mathematics. --from publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tabak, John
Dewey number
510.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA21
LC item number
.T22 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The history of mathematics
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  • Mathematics
  • Science
Label
Mathematics and the laws of nature : developing the language of science, John Tabak
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The preliminaries -- Mathematics and science in ancient Greece -- A period of transition -- New sciences -- Mathematics and the law of conservation of momentum -- Mathematics and the law of conservation of mass -- Mathematics and the laws of thermodynamics -- New insights into conservation laws -- Natural laws and randomness
Control code
ocn606772089
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xx, 244 p.
Isbn
9780816079438
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010021599
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)606772089
Label
Mathematics and the laws of nature : developing the language of science, John Tabak
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The preliminaries -- Mathematics and science in ancient Greece -- A period of transition -- New sciences -- Mathematics and the law of conservation of momentum -- Mathematics and the law of conservation of mass -- Mathematics and the laws of thermodynamics -- New insights into conservation laws -- Natural laws and randomness
Control code
ocn606772089
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xx, 244 p.
Isbn
9780816079438
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010021599
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)606772089

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