Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 July 2007

264 Pages | Line drawings & 12 halftones


ISBN: 9780192807236

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Symmetry and the Monster

One of the greatest quests of mathematics

Mark Ronan

  • The exciting story of one of the great mathematical quests, combining mathematics with stories of the extraordinary characters involved.
  • Very accessible writing - dazzling concepts such as multi-dimensional snowflakes are explained for the general reader.
  • An exciting, pacy, historical narrative covering two centuries - from the young genius Everiste Galois to the present day.