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Guardian & Observer reviews
Some of the greatest living scientists unpack the best-known equations so that they become understandable, and we are entertained and enlightened by a knowledge of how they remains to be understood about them.
Equations lie at the heart of many of the most successful scientific theories. Here, scientists unpack the best known equations so that they become understandable, and we are enlightened by a knowledge of how it was arrived at, what it can do and what remains to be understood about it.