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AuthorSzpiro, George, 1950-
TitleKepler's conjecture [electronic resource] : how some of the greatest minds in history helped solve one of the oldest math problems in the world / George Szpiro
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2003
Connect tohttp://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=86036
Descript viii, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

CONTENT

Cannonballs and tomatoes -- The puzzle of the dozen spheres -- Fire hydrants and soccer players -- Thue's two attempts and Fejes-Tโoth's achievement -- Twelve's company, thirteen's a crowd -- Nets and knots -- Twisted boxes -- No dancing at this congress -- The race for the upper bound -- Right angles for round spaces -- Wobbly balls and hybrid stars -- Simplex, Cplex, and symbolic mathematics -- But is it really a proof? -- Beehives again ... This is not an epilogue


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