Book Reviews of Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics

Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
Prime Obsession Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
Author: John Derbyshire
ISBN-13: 9780309085496
ISBN-10: 0309085497
Publication Date: 4/23/2003
Pages: 422
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Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Loved it. The author eases you into the mathematical concepts from the get go, mixing in math lessons with the life of Riemann. While not overly-simplified, both the math and the biographical aspects were an easy read. In a nutshell, this is my favorite math/science biography.