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Number 9: The Search for the Sigma Code

By: Balmond, Cecil

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 9783791319339

ISBN: 3791319337

Condition: USED


In Nine Fixed Points in the Wind, internationally renowned structural engineer Cecil Balmond travels into a semi-mystical world to unlock a secret of numbers that has never been told. Through the eyes of Enjil, the boy mathematician, he re-examines the arithmetic of his childhood and discovers behind it a remarkable new mathematical structure that we can all appreciate -- yet that will intrigue scientists and mathematicians.The worlds of Enjil and that of the reader travel in parallel. As Enjil is challenged by a spirit to solve the riddle, "What is the fixed point of the wind?", the reader... View more info