Asimov On Numbers

  • 249 Pages
  • 4.40 MB
  • English
Bell Publishing Co.
Number Theory, Non-Classifiable, Sale Books, Science/Mathematics, Mathem
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7684906M
ISBN 100517371456
ISBN 139780517371459

Cool book to have by Asimov the master. The book is targeted at laymen so it isn't so much a math book as it is an introduction to mathematical concepts.

That being said, it has fantastic explanations of things like imaginary numbers and other unintuitive concepts which I think my son will enjoy when he grows up/5(19). Asimov on Numbers is a non-traditional compilation of Isaac Asimov's essays for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, collected by subject rather than by date of course, the articles focus on numbers, but not entirely on mathematics: "Forget it!", for instance, explains why some knowledge is better off no longer being taught in grade school, even if it had been vital at 4/5.

out of 5 stars Isaac Asimov makes the numbers make sense.

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Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. an very good and interesting book. I wish I had known about it back in the day.

The writing is so clear and his pacing and examples bring a fresh look at old by: 1. Buy a cheap copy of Asimov on Numbers book by Isaac Asimov.

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A collection of articles from the s on math, measurement, counting, or calendar. Free shipping over $/5(5). 17 more essays/articles by asimov. This time they are broken down in 3 groups, Science essays which include a great Asimov On Numbers book on the expanding and contracting universe, Numbers which include things like time zones, sizes of rivers, and population figures (man that sounds boring), and /5.

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The book is a collection of nonfiction essays written by Isaac Asimov that deal in some way with numbers.I was expecting a book about maths when I picked it up, and that's what it mostly was (written in a way that would be approachable by anyone who has an interest), but nearing the end they essays seemed to be included just because they had a /5(2).

Asimov on Numbers consists of those essays that Asimov wrote concerning math and (as one would expect) numbers. In the first several essays in the book, Asimov takes on mathematical concepts like e, i, pi, and infinity – defining and explaining the terms, as well as Asimov On Numbers book to give a little bit of history concerning their development/5(5).

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Essays selected from the Magazine. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. What the Book Numbers Mean. Starting with OpusAsimov published numbered lists of his books, and official numbered lists are available through Book ().Ed Seiler, owner of the excellent Asimov online site, wrote Asimov before he died and obtained numbers for over a hundred and Rich Hatcher have done a fair amount of detective work and estimated book numbers for the remainder.

Order of Isaac Asimov Books Isaac Asimov () was an American author of hard science fiction and popular science books in addition to being a professor at Boston University. He is considered to be one of the greatest science fiction authors of all time.

A list of Isaac Asimov's books arranged by his own categories as in his autobiographies, though later books have been added.

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Asimov on Numbers (Doubleday ) The Beginning and the End Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations. See also: Isaac Asimov bibliography (categorical), Isaac Asimov bibliography (alphabetical).

In a writing career spanning 53 years (–), science fiction and popular science author Isaac Asimov (–) wrote and published 40 novels, short stories, over non-fiction books, and edited about others. In this article, Asimov's books are listed by year (in order of.

A List of Isaac Asimov's Books. Here's my list of Isaac Asimov's book titles. The numbering was provided by Asimov (except for a few marked with an asterisk). After that the titles appear in roughly the order they were written, although this is an educated guess.

Find Asimov On Numbers by Asimov, Isaac at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Asimov On Numbers by Asimov, Isaac at Biblio. Book is in VG condition with light rubbing to edges, slightly cocked spine else a bright and solid copy.

Dust jacket is in NF condition with trace edge wear noted. Get this from a library. Asimov on numbers. [Isaac Asimov] -- Seventeen essays on numbers and number theory and the relationship of numbers to measurement, the calendar, biology, astronomy, and the earth.

The book actually gets off to a slow start—the essays on cosmogeny (“Balancing the Books,” “BB or Not BB, That is the Question,” and “I’m Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover”) are a bit dated, and “Impossible, That’s All!” on the speed of light isn’t bad so much as a little overly dogmatic.

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Asimov. "Nightfall" was chosen the best science fiction story of all time by the Science Fiction Writers of America. InAsimov wrote his autobiography, In Memory Yet Green/5(4). Asimov on Numbers is a non-fiction book by Isaac Asimov.

The collection of science essays was first published by Doubleday in List of Books by Isaac Asimov. Science, Numbers and I by Asimov, Isaac and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   ASIMOV ON NUMBERS by ISAAC ASIMOV.

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The Complete Asimov. By my count, Isaac Asimov had separate published pieces of fiction, which are numbered in this list from A to A Title: new template.p65 Author: Administrator Created Date: 7/16/ AMFile Size: 7MB. Buy Asimov on numbers by Isaac Asimov online at Alibris.

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Inc. Place of Publication Garden City, N. Date published Keywords Book Edition: Reprint. Free download or read online Foundation pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Isaac Asimov. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

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Asimov, in addition to his science fiction chillies, juveniles, and popular science books, admits to live count 'em five other books of science essays previously featured in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and this latest again contains a beaker full of science tidbits, restating of present controversies, flights of fancy, autobiographical anecdotes, and.Born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov in Russia in aboutIsaac Asimov is well known for his science fiction and popular science books.

He also wrote mysteries, fantasy, and works on Shakespeare, mathematics, and the Bible. Asimov's family emigrated to the United States when he was a toddler, and he became a naturalized American citizen in Asimov on Numbers. The Beginning and the End.

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