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Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics

Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics

The Women of Mathematics is a fascinating, illustrated book examines the lives and work of history's most preeminent female mathematicians.

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ISBN 9781631064852
Barcode 9781631064852
Published 21 February 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Williams, Talithia
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ISBN-13 9781631064852
ISBN-10 1631064851
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Race Point Publishing
Publication Date 21 February 2018
International Publication Date 8 May 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Williams, Talithia
Category Women's Studies
Philosophy Of Mathematics
History of Mathematics
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 246mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Biography, Women mathematicians, Biographies, MATHEMATICS / History & Philosophy, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
NBS Text Mathematics
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 510.82
Catalogue Code 921264

Description of this Book

Prepare to be inspired. The Women of Mathematics is a full-color volume that takes aim at the forgotten influence of women on the development of mathematics over the last two millennia. You'll see each eminent mathematician come to life on each page, women like the astronomer-philosopher Hypatia, theoretical physicist Emmy Noether, and rocket scientist Annie Easley. The Women of Mathematics is an affirmation of female genius and a celebration of the boundless applications of mathematics. See their stories!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dr. Talithia Williams develops statistical models that emphasise the spatial and temporal structure of data with environmental applications. Williams received her B.S. in mathematics from Spelman College, master's degrees in both mathematics from Howard University and statistics from Rice University, and a PhD in statistics from Rice University. Her professional experiences include research appointments at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the National Security Agency (NSA), and NASA. Renowned for her popular TED Talk, 'Own Your Body's Data,' she has delivered speeches nationally and internationally on the value of statistics in quantifying personal health information.

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