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Mathematical Bliss By Jason Earls
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A collection of mathematical articles and short stories that feature math in some way. Brilliant numbers, squares, revrepfigits, palindromes, triangular numbers, Google primes, mock-rational numbers,... More > concrete primes and more are covered; while the short stories contain humor, history, philosophy, art, mysticism, zen, and science fiction. This book represents approximately ten years of mathematical research.< Less
The Puzzles of Mars: A Mathematical Journey By Richard M. Beekman
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The Puzzles of Mars is a puzzle book intended for bright or gifted young people in grades 8 through 12. The book is a fictional tale about a mathematician from Earth who travels to the planet Mars... More > to share and exchange puzzles with Martians at the Martian Academy of Sciences. Most of the puzzles appear to be difficult, yet they have simple, ingenious solutions. Some of the puzzles require a little mathematical skill, though not much beyond what is usually taught in American grade schools. The main focus is on puzzles that are based on important mathematical ideas and concepts. Each puzzle is a special instance of deep, important mathematical ideas like symmetry, invariance, parity, and relative motion. A Notes for Teachers section is included with ideas and questions to stimulate classroom discussion of mathematical ideas and concepts.< Less
Girl Crush: Mathematics By Karl Smith
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A MATHS examination paper based on the AQA and Edexcel Secondary GCSE exams in England. Suitable for 14-17 year olds. NOTE: Additional notes included after the exam are from the fictional 'Elite... More > Cervix-Montreux all-girls school in Switzerland' [which is part of the 'Girl Crush' LGBTQ universe] This exam is suitable for 'Secondary/Higher' education. Note: Expect tongue-in-cheek humour,. This is a 'Girl Crush supplement'. So have FUN... learn a little more than you did before and ENJOY this edition x Anyone struggling with mathematics (especially those who have to resit GCSE exams) will learn something from this publication. Please do ENJOY your lessons and NOTE this exam paper is totally complete (printed on A4 paper, comes in full-colour)... and is saddle-stitched with an extra cover. [A different format to previous Girl Crush publications but in-keeping with the expectations of an exam format.]< Less
Infinity: The Fiction With No End By Daniel Deleanu
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A philosophical approach to (mostly) mathematical infinity.
Is Special Relativity Science or Science Fiction? By Ken More
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Many scientists believe that the Holy Grail of Science can be found at the end of a path that unites Special Relativity (SR), General Relativity (GR) and Quantum Mechanics (QM). This is an... More > introduction to a new way of looking at Special Relativity that will explore beyond the limits of 20th century science and will clear bottlenecks from the path of scientific progress. This introduction is not for the narcissistic 20th century scientist who can only see and love his own reflection; it is for the young 21st century scientists and engineers who can see with their own eyes the reflections seen by others as well as the reflections of others. It is for those who may live long enough to see SR applied to practical engineering and performance measurement problems. Knowledge of mathematics beyond simple algebra is not a prerequisite to understanding this new way of looking at Special Relativity.< Less
Is Special Relativity Science or Science Fiction? By Ken More
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Many scientists believe that the Holy Grail of Science can be found at the end of a path that unites Special Relativity (SR), General Relativity (GR) and Quantum Mechanics (QM). This is an... More > introduction to a new way of looking at Special Relativity that will explore beyond the limits of 20th century science and will clear bottlenecks from the path of scientific progress. This introduction is not for the narcissistic 20th century scientist who can only see and love his own reflection; it is for the young 21st century scientists and engineers who can see with their own eyes the reflections seen by others as well as the reflections of others. It is for those who may live long enough to see SR applied to practical engineering and performance measurement problems. Knowledge of mathematics beyond simple algebra is not a prerequisite to understanding this new way of looking at Special Relativity.< Less
The Mathematical Adventures of Quinn Bee and His Math Team By Mikolaj Franaszczuk
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A parody of various teachers and students in a high school; the hero Quinn Bee, a math teacher, leads a team to defeat various villains in 16 self-contained tales.
The Mathematical Adventures of Quinn Bee and His Math Team By Mikolaj Franaszczuk
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A parody of various teachers and students in a high school; the hero Quinn Bee, a math teacher, leads a team to defeat various villains in 16 self-contained tales.
Fiction-Reality Entanglement: Levinson, Asimov, And Clarke By Ian Beardsley
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A mathematical and astronomincal story where a universe unravels where the author's science connects to science fiction stories of Paul Levinson, Isaac Asimov, And Arthur C. Clarke.
0/0 and Other NaN Constructs: Math’s Utilitarian Fiction Called “Not a Number” or the Number’s Epistemological Other By Daniel Deleanu
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A philosophical examination of the concept of "not a number" (NaN), as it appears in computational mathematics.

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