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Mobius and His Band: Mathematics and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Germany John Fauvel Robin J. Wilson Mobius and His Band Mathematics and Astronomy in Nineteenth Century Germany Most people have heard of the Mobius band But the work and influence of August Mobius are far reaching than a topological toy For some fifty years of the nineteenth century August Mobius taught astro

  • Title: Mobius and His Band: Mathematics and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Germany
  • Author: John Fauvel Robin J. Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780198539698
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mobius and His Band: Mathematics and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Germany John Fauvel Robin J. Wilson Most people have heard of the Mobius band But the work and influence of August Mobius are far reaching than a topological toy For some fifty years of the nineteenth century, August Mobius taught astronomy and researched in mathematics at Leipzig University During those years, which saw the German nation move towards unification, German mathematics developed into thMost people have heard of the Mobius band But the work and influence of August Mobius are far reaching than a topological toy For some fifty years of the nineteenth century, August Mobius taught astronomy and researched in mathematics at Leipzig University During those years, which saw the German nation move towards unification, German mathematics developed into the most powerful and influential in the world and German astronomers became the world leaders How did this come about In this fascinating, richly illustrated, and accessible book, leading scholars assess the contribution of Mobius and others of his time to the practice of mathematics and astronomy today Mobius and his band has been written for all those interested in the historical development of ideas and their legacy, and thus both the general reader and specialists in particular fields will find much of interest.
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    1. Some lovely moments Here s from Ian Stewart s essay It is said that you can judge the state of advancement of science by the value of n for which the n body problem is insoluble In Newtonian mechanics, you cannot solve the three body problem In relativity, you cannot solve the two body problem In quantum mechanics, you cannot solve the one body problem and in quantum field theory, you cannot solve the no body problem the vacuum

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