Readership: General readers, students, professionals, and hobbyists with an interest in mathematics.
Donald Benson, Emeritus Professor, University of California, Davis
Donald C. Benson is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Davis, and the author of A Smoother Pebble and The Moment of Proof.
"For anyone with a keen interest in astronomy, geometry, and the history of science, however, the book will be a must-read." - Andrew May, Fortean Times
1 The Survival of the Valid
2 The Bowl of Night
3 Epicycles and Relative Motion
4 The Deferent-Epicycle Model
5 Making Money, Et Cetera
6 The Reluctant Revolutionary
7 Circles No More
8 The War with Mars
9 The Birth of Mechanics
10 The Astronomical Alchemist
A. The Greek Alphabet