Discover the the unusual and unexpected application of maths that lies behind the arts.
John D. Barrow is Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge University, Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, a Fellow of the Royal Society, and formerly Professor of both Geometry and Astronomy at Gresham College, London. His previous books include The Book of Nothing, The Constants of Nature, The Infinite Book, Cosmic Imagery, the bestselling 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know, The Book of Universes, and, most recently, 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sport.
We are invited to rethink how we see, or hear, the world around us,
and to appreciate how simple maths can illuminate creativity --
Adrian Read * Independent *
Maths and the arts are often thought to be poles apart, but this shows how intertwined they are and how numbers and calculations are vital to our everyday lives without us realising -- Gill Oliver * UK Press Syndication *
This is an artistic feast * Good Book Guide *