Weird Math by David Darling audiobook

Weird Math: A Teenage Genius and His Teacher Reveal the Strange Connections Between Math and Everyday Life

By David Darling  and Agnijo Banerjee
Read by Gary Furlong

Tantor Audio 9781541644786
7.75 Hours Unabridged
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A teenage genius and his teacher take listeners on a wild ride to the extremes of mathematics Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mind-bending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyrical exploration of mathematics in our universe to profound questions about God, chance, and infinity. A magical introduction to the mysteries of math, it will entrance beginners and seasoned mathematicians alike.

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Summary

Summary

A teenage genius and his teacher take listeners on a wild ride to the extremes of mathematics

Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mind-bending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyrical exploration of mathematics in our universe to profound questions about God, chance, and infinity. A magical introduction to the mysteries of math, it will entrance beginners and seasoned mathematicians alike.

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Editorial Reviews

“Readers seeking nifty facts to wow others won’t be disappointed.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: David Darling

Author Bio: David Darling

David Darling is a science writer and astronomer. He is the author of the acclaimed Equations of Eternity, among other books. He lives in Dundee, Scotland.

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Author Bio: Agnijo Banerjee

Author Bio: Agnijo Banerjee

Agnijo Banerjee is a brilliant young mathematician and child genius. A student of David Darling, he lives near Dundee, Scotland.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 7.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English