Key thinkers, theories, discoveries, and concepts each explained on a single page
Instant Mathematics pulls together all the pivotal mathematical theories and discoveries into one concise volume. Each page contains a distinct “cheat sheet,” which tells you the most important facts in bite-size chunks, so you can feel like an expert in minutes! From zero to the Riemann Hypothesis, from primes to irrational numbers, and from Pythagoras to John Nash and Roger Penrose—every key figure, theory, or term is expressed in succinct and lively text and graphics. Perfect for the knowledge-hungry and time-poor, this collection of graphics-led lessons makes math interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know—and more!—packed into one convenient volume.
Dr. Paul Parsons is a regular contributor to Nature, New Scientist, and the Daily Telegraph. He frequently appears on BBC radio, and his television credits include Richard & Judy and BBC Breakfast. He was formerly editor of the BBC's award-winning science and technology magazine Focus.