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Description - A New Kind Of Science by Stephen Wolfram

This book promises to revolutionize science as we know it' - Daily Telegraph 'Stephen's magnum opus may be the book of the decade if not the century' - Arthur C Clarke Long-awaited work from one of the world's most respected scientists presents a series of dramatic discoveries never before made public. Starting with a collection of computer experiments, Wolfram shows how their unexpected results force a whole new way of looking at the universe. A seminal work of enormous importance. Includes over 950 illustrations. BBC documentary in development.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781579550080
ISBN-10: 1579550088
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 1197
Imprint: Wolfram Media Inc
Publisher: Wolfram Media Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram was born in London and educated at Eton, Oxford and=20 Caltech. He received his Ph.D in theoretical physics in 1979 at the age of= =20 20, and in the early 1980s made a series of discoveries that launched the=20 field of complex systems research. In 1981 he was awarded one of the first= =20 MacArthur 'genius' awards. Starting in 1986 he created Mathematic, the=20 primary software system now used for technical computing worldwide, and the= =20 tool that made A New Kind of Science possible. Wolfram is the founder and=20 CEO of Wolfram Research, the leading technical software company with=20 offices in Illinois and Oxford. He is the author of The Mathematica Book=20 which is now in its fourth edition and has sold over 250,000 copies.