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The Resource Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science, A.K. Dewdney

Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science, A.K. Dewdney

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Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science
Title
Beyond reason
Title remainder
eight great problems that reveal the limits of science
Statement of responsibility
A.K. Dewdney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Dewdney, A. K
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Science
  • Mathematics
Label
Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science, A.K. Dewdney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index
Contents
  • 4.
  • The edge of chaos : unpredictable systems
  • Math in the holos
  • 5.
  • The circular crypt : unconstructable figures
  • 6.
  • The chains of reason : unprovable theorems
  • 7.
  • The computer treadmill : impossible programs
  • 8.
  • Introduction : where reason cannot go
  • The big-O bottleneck : intractable problems
  • Math in the cosmos
  • 1.
  • The energy drain : impossible machines
  • 2.
  • The cosmic limit : unreachable speeds
  • 3.
  • The quantum curtain : unknowable particles
Control code
8308417
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 224 p.
Isbn
9780471013983
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004004220
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004004220
  • (BNAtoc) 2004004220
Label
Beyond reason : eight great problems that reveal the limits of science, A.K. Dewdney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index
Contents
  • 4.
  • The edge of chaos : unpredictable systems
  • Math in the holos
  • 5.
  • The circular crypt : unconstructable figures
  • 6.
  • The chains of reason : unprovable theorems
  • 7.
  • The computer treadmill : impossible programs
  • 8.
  • Introduction : where reason cannot go
  • The big-O bottleneck : intractable problems
  • Math in the cosmos
  • 1.
  • The energy drain : impossible machines
  • 2.
  • The cosmic limit : unreachable speeds
  • 3.
  • The quantum curtain : unknowable particles
Control code
8308417
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 224 p.
Isbn
9780471013983
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004004220
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004004220
  • (BNAtoc) 2004004220

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