Fermat's Last Theorem
BeschreibungThe bestselling popular science title which has sold 250,000 copies is now reissued with a new jacket. B/w illus.
PortraitSimon Singh received his PhD from the University of Cambridge. A former BBC producer, he directed the BAFTA Award-winning documentary film 'Fermat's Last Theorem', about Andrew Wiles and the world's most famous maths problem, and he wrote the book of the same title. He is also the author of 'The Code Book' and 'Big Bang'.
Pressestimmen'If you enjoyed Dava Sobel's "Longitude" you will enjoy this.' Evening Standard 'This is probably the best popular account of a scientific topic I have ever read.' Irish Times 'Reads like the chronicle of an obsessive love affair. It has the classic ingredients that Hollywood would recognise.' Daily Mail 'To read it is to realise that there is a world of beauty and intellectual challenge that is denied to 99.9 per cent of us who are not high-level mathematicians.' The Times 'This tale has all the elements of a most exciting story: an impenetrable riddle; the ambition and frustration of generations of hopefuls; and the genius who worked for years in secrecy to realise his childhood dream.' Express
Untertitel: The story of a riddle that confounded the world's greatest minds for 358 years. 'Fourth Estate'. Zahlreiche Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Harper Collins Publ. UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2002