By Michael Guillen
A Publishers Weekly most sensible booklet of 1995!
Dr. Michael Guillen, recognized to hundreds of thousands because the technological know-how editor of ABC's Good Morning America, tells the attention-grabbing tales at the back of 5 mathematical equations.
As a standard contributor to daytime's preferred morning information convey and an teacher at Harvard college, Dr. Michael Guillen has earned the honor of hundreds of thousands as a transparent and wonderful advisor to the exhilarating international of technological know-how and arithmetic.
Now Dr. Guillen unravels the equations that experience ended in the innovations and occasions that represent the fashionable global, one in all which -- Albert Einstein's well-known strength equation, E=mc2 -- enabled the construction of the nuclear bomb. additionally printed are the mathematical foundations for the moon touchdown, aircraft commute, the electrical generator -- or even lifestyles itself.
Praised by way of Publishers Weekly as "a thoroughly available, superbly written exploration of the effective mathematical imagination," and named a top Nonfiction e-book of 1995, the tales in the back of The 5 Equations that modified the World, as instructed through Dr. Guillen, are usually not merely chronicles of technological know-how, but additionally gripping dramas of jealousy, reputation, conflict, and discovery.
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