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9781786497666

Quantum Leaps How Maths Drives Scientific Progress

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    9781786497666

  • ISBN10:

    1786497662

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2024-07-04
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
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How does Google know what you want to type? How did humans first reach the moon? Could we ever have a supercomputer the size of a pinhead? In this thrilling numerical journey, Hugh Barker explores how mathematics has helped to build the technology of today, and the fascinating ways it is shaping the future. From green energy to 3-D printing and from quantum cryptography to machine learning, High Tech Maths reveals the hidden mathematics in modern technology. Beautifully written and full of ingenious examples, this book will make you realise how the modern world be impossible without our formidable mathematical armoury.

Author Biography

Hugh Barker is a non-fiction author and editor; as the latter he has edited several successful popular maths books, including A Slice of Pi. Hugh is a keen amateur mathematician and was accepted to study maths at Cambridge University aged 16.

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