Category Archives: Science

Antikythera for the interested

   This book is ace. I’ve had a fascination for the antikythera mechanism for a good number of years and this probably dates back to a TV programme which is mentioned in the book and featured Arthur C Clarke. I … Continue reading

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Doh!

This book is not quite what it sets out to be. On the face of it, it would appear that, according to the author, the Simpsons, has been educating the world in mathematics by stealth. What has actually occurred is … Continue reading

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A lengthy quest

This book is long. It has taken me nearly a year to read. At 742 pages it is no slim tome. The breadth of material covered is vast. Here we run around number theory, Zen Buddhism, molecular biology, the theory … Continue reading

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