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The Book of Numbers

From the February 2009 Print Edition

Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio Simon & Schuster, 320 pages, $26 When it comes to mathematics, two things seem evident. First, a great many people have nothing but negative feelings about it. There is probably no other subject about which people so proudly proclaim their ignorance and . . . . Continue Reading »