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He has been granted more than U. Navy, Twitter, Yahoo! In addition, he has authored more than articles on topics in science, art, and mathematics. CSI Fellow: Pickover has been elected a Fellow for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry for his "significant contributions to the general public's understanding of science, reason, and critical inquiry through scholarship, writing, and work in the media.
He received his Ph. Pickover's books also focus on the history of science and mathematics, with such titles as Archimedes to Hawking , as well as The Math Book , The Physics Book , and The Medical Book -- a trilogy of more than 1, pages that presents various historical milestones, breakthroughs, and curiosities. Media "Pickover contemplates realms beyond our known reality. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both.
His web site has received millions of visits. Pickover's primary interest is finding new ways to continually expand creativity by melding art, science, mathematics, and other seemingly disparate areas of human endeavor. Main interests: Fractal circles by Prelkia. Clifford A. Pickover Increase your sense of wonder. I have a background in engineering and finance so I have taken lots and lots of math and statistics courses.
This book was interesting because so many of the topics dealt with number theory and topology, two topics that are not covered in engineering or finance. Problems in number theory are often easy to state, since they normally only involve positive integers, but difficult to solve.
Here is the thing that bugged me: Every single time he mentioned prime numbers, he explained what prime numbers are using the exact same sentences. Every time.
I thought that was lazy too. If there was one thing you could actually learn from this book, it is how to recognize a prime number. On the other hand, even problem statement in topology involves a lot of opaque language about abstruse concepts.
Annoyance 3: When he introduced topology problems, he breezily threw around "invariant," "Hilbert space," and "n-dimensional symmetry" like they were every day topics at lunch. Maybe they are, but I don't hang out with that crowd.
I'm only annoyed because I did not feel like going to another source to try to understand what he was talking about.