WorldCat Linked Data Explorer

http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1159929735

Thinking in numbers

The irresistibly engaging book that "enlarges one's wonder at Tammet's mind and his all-embracing vision of the world as grounded in numbers." --Oliver Sacks, MD THINKING IN NUMBERS is the book that Daniel Tammet, mathematical savant and bestselling author, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and more, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives. Inspired variously by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn's eleven fingers, and his many siblings, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person, and how we can make sense of those we love. His provocative and inspiring new book will change the way you think about math and fire your imagination to view the world with fresh eyes.

Open All Close All

http://schema.org/description

  • "Daniel Tammet ist einer von nur 100 Inselbegabten und der vielleicht intelligenteste Mensch der Welt. Sein Gehirn leistet Unvorstellbares. Er lernt fremde Sprachen binnen einer Woche und rechnet fast so schnell wie ein Computer. Tammets Kosmos besteht aus Zahlen, die Farben, Formen und Charaktereigenschaften haben. Für ihn ist Mathematik keine trockene Wissenschaft, sondern bunt und lebendig, eine eigene Welt, der ein poetischer Zauber innewohnt. In diesem Buch lässt er uns erstmals an seiner 'Poesie der Primzahlen' teilhaben und zeigt eindrucksvoll, dass die Mathematik Antworten auf die universellen Fragen des Lebens zu geben vermag: nach Zeit, Tod oder Liebe. ''Die Poesie der Primzahlen' lässt die Bewunderung für Tammets Geist ins Unermessliche steigen.' Oliver Sacks Daniel Tammet, 1979 als ältestes von neun Geschwistern in London geboren, gehört zu nur ca. 100 Inselbegabten weltweit. Er hält den Europarekord im Aufsagen der Kreiszahl Pi und ist Autor der Bestseller 'Elf ist freundlich und Fünf ist laut' und 'Wolkenspringer', deren weltweite Gesamtauflage eine Million Exemplare beträgt. Seit 2012 ist Tammet Mitglied der Royal Society of Arts. Er schreibt regelmässig für Zeitschriften wie The Guardian, The Observer, Slate und Esquire. Tammet lebt in Paris. www.danieltammet.net und optimnemblog.blogspot.co.uk."
  • "The irresistibly engaging book that "enlarges one's wonder at Tammet's mind and his all-embracing vision of the world as grounded in numbers." --Oliver Sacks, MD THINKING IN NUMBERS is the book that Daniel Tammet, mathematical savant and bestselling author, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and more, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives. Inspired variously by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn's eleven fingers, and his many siblings, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person, and how we can make sense of those we love. His provocative and inspiring new book will change the way you think about math and fire your imagination to view the world with fresh eyes."@en
  • "This is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes and everyday examples, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions and equations underpin all our lives.Inspired by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn's sixth finger or his mother's unpredictable behaviour, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person and how we can make sense of those we love.Thinking in Numbers will change the way you think about maths and fire your imagination to see the world with fresh eyes."
  • "La quatrième de couverture indique : "Auteur reconnu et cerveau d'exception, Daniel Tammet a le don de raconter les mathématiques, de les rendre concrètes et vivantes, à travers sa propre vie, notre quotidien, la poésie ou la grande histoire. Les mathématiques qont une science, certes, mais une science de l'imagination qui nous permet de répondre aux questions universelles que pose la littérature : la temps, la vie, la mort, l'amour. Des flocons de neige à Pi en passant par les moutons d'Islande ou Shakespeare, on se demande pourquoi à l'école, on ne nous a pas appris les mathématiques de cette façon.""

http://schema.org/genre

  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Einführung"
  • "Popular works"@en
  • "Popular works"

http://schema.org/name

  • "L'éternité dans une heure : la poésie des nombres / Daniel Tammet ; traduit de l'anglais par Laurent Bury"
  • "L'éternité dans une heure : la poésie des nombres"
  • "Die Poesie der Primzahlen"
  • "˜Dieœ Poesie der Primzahlen"
  • "L'éternité dans une heure la poésie des nombres : témoignage"
  • "L'éternité dans une heure la poésie des nombres"
  • "Thinking in numbers"@en
  • "Thinking in numbers"
  • "Thinking in numbers : the maths of life, love and learning"@en
  • "Thinking in numbers : the maths of life, love and learning"