By Michael Guillen
A Publishers Weekly most sensible ebook of 1995!
Dr. Michael Guillen, recognized to thousands because the technological know-how editor of ABC's Good Morning America, tells the attention-grabbing tales in the back of 5 mathematical equations.
As a customary contributor to daytime's preferred morning information convey and an teacher at Harvard collage, Dr. Michael Guillen has earned the dignity of thousands as a transparent and enjoyable advisor to the exhilarating international of technology and arithmetic.
Now Dr. Guillen unravels the equations that experience ended in the innovations and occasions that signify the fashionable international, considered one of which -- Albert Einstein's recognized strength equation, E=mc2 -- enabled the production of the nuclear bomb. additionally printed are the mathematical foundations for the moon touchdown, plane go back and forth, the electrical generator -- or even lifestyles itself.
Praised via Publishers Weekly as "a fully obtainable, superbly written exploration of the powerful mathematical imagination," and named a top Nonfiction ebook of 1995, the tales at the back of The 5 Equations that modified the World, as instructed by way of Dr. Guillen, aren't simply chronicles of technological know-how, but in addition gripping dramas of jealousy, repute, warfare, and discovery.