Indra's pearls : the vision of Felix Klein /

Felix Klein, one of the great nineteenth-century geometers, discovered in mathematics an idea prefigured in Buddhist mythology: the heaven of Indra contained a net of pearls, each of which was reflected in its neighbour, so that the whole Universe was mirrored in each pearl. Klein studied infinitely...

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Main Authors: Mumford, David, 1937- (Author), Series, Caroline (Author), Wright, David James (Author)
Other Authors: Gonick, Larry (Illustrator)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Online Access:CONNECT