Searching for a new book to read on a lazy Sunday afternoon? Check out Amazon for new releases in mathematics! See how math connects to football, art, the secrets of the universe and scientific paradoxes. Here are some new titles you can look forward to reading:
- Mind and Matter: A life in Math and Football by John Urschel: What began as an insatiable appetite for puzzles as a child developed into mastery of the elegant systems and rules of mathematics. By the time John Urschel was 13, he was auditing a college-level Calculus course. But when he joined his high school football team, a new interest began to eclipse the thrill he felt in the classroom.
- Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations by Stephen Ornes: From geometry in motion to the possibilities of pi, this stunning volume reveals how art has been inspired by the beauty and poetry of mathematical principles.
- Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe by Steven Strogatz: From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus – how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better.
- Paradox: The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics by Jim Al-Khalil: Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don’t seem to make sense, i.e. paradoxes. The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds.