A Mathematical Nature Walk

Title

A Mathematical Nature Walk

Files

Description

How heavy is that cloud? Why can you see farther in rain than in fog? Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so evenly? If you have ever asked questions like these while outdoors, and wondered how you might figure out the answers, this is a book for you. An entertaining and informative collection of fascinating puzzles from the natural world around us, A Mathematical Nature Walk will delight anyone who loves nature or math or both… [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780691128955

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Princeton University Press

City

Princeton, New Jersey

Keywords

Mathematics in nature, Mathematical analysis, Biomathematics, Math games

Disciplines

Analysis | Biometry | Mathematics