THE SIMPSONS AND THEIR MATHEMATICAL SECRETS

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The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 9781620402771
Genre : Art
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Based on interviews with the writers of The Simpsons and accompanied by images from the show, facsimiles of scripts, paintings and drawings and other imagery, this fascinating book reveals the meaningful mathematical concepts behind the most successful show in TV history.
Category: Art

The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 9781408835319
Genre : Social Science
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You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course. In The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Simon Singh explains how the brilliant writers, some of the mathematicians, have smuggled in mathematical jokes throughout the cartoon's twenty-five year history, exploring everything from to Mersenne primes, from Euler's equation to the unsolved riddle of P vs. NP, from perfect numbers to narcissistic numbers, and much more. With wit, clarity and a true fan's zeal, Singh analyses such memorable episodes as 'Bart the Genius' and 'HomerÂ3' to offer an entirely new insight into the most successful show in television history.
Category: Social Science

The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 9781408835302
Genre : Mathematics
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From bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem, a must-have for number lovers and Simpsons fans
Category: Mathematics

The Science Of Secrecy

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 1841154350
Genre : Ciphers
File Size : 37.45 MB
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A TV tie-in edition of The Code Book filmed as a prime-time five-part Channel 4 series on the history of codes and code-breaking and presented by the author. This book, which accompanies the major Channel 4 series, brings to life the hidden history of codes and code breaking. Since the birth of writing, there has also been the need for secrecy. The story of codes is the story of the brilliant men and women who used mathematics, linguistics, machines, computers, gut instinct, logic and detective work to encrypt and break these secrect messages and the effect their work has had on history.
Category: Ciphers

Fermat S Last Theorem

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 9780007381999
Genre : Science
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‘I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.’
Category: Science

The Psychology Of The Simpsons

Author : Alan S. Brown
ISBN : 1935251392
Genre : Performing Arts
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Psychologists turn their attention to “The Simpsons,” one of America’s most popular and beloved shows, in these essays that explore the function and dysfunctions of the show’s characters. Designed to appeal to both fans of the show and students of psychology, this unique blend of science and pop culture consists of essays by professional psychologists drawn from schools and clinical practices across the country. Each essay is designed to be accessible, thoughtful and entertaining, while providing the reader with insights into both “The Simpsons” and the latest in psychological thought. Every major area of psychology is covered, from clinical psychology and cognition to abnormal and evolutionary psychology, while fresh views on eclectic show topics such as gambling addiction, Pavlovian conditioning, family therapy and lobotomies are explored.
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Homer S Odyssey

Author : Four Finger Discount
ISBN : 9781473552654
Genre : Humor
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Remember when The Simpsons was the funniest show on television? The Simpsons is the longest running comedy in history. Gracing our screens since 1989, with over 600 episodes, the show is a cultural phenomenon. Whilst it is still drawing huge ratings numbers, there is no argument that during the 90s the show was at its zenith. No other comedy has had as big an impact on society. The Simpsons has influenced the way we communicate with each other. Niche quotes and references have become the secret handshake of millions around the world. In the course of this book, we remember the iconic characters – Hank Scorpio and Lionel Hutz, Rex Banner and Frank Grimes - and we dissect seminal episodes such as Cape Feare, Marge Vs the Monorail and Who Shot Mr. Burns. From celebrity cameos to musical moments, from hidden jokes to insane trivia, this is the essential companion to golden age of The Simpsons. Homer’s Odyssey is a hilarious, intelligent and in-depth analysis of the greatest show on earth. So grab yourself a Flaming Moe, settle in to your groove on the couch, and enjoy our guide to your favourite yellow family.
Category: Humor

Big Bang

Author : Simon Singh
ISBN : 9780007162215
Genre : Science
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A half century ago, a shocking Washington Post headline claimed that the world began in five cataclysmic minutes rather than having existed for all time; a skeptical scientist dubbed the maverick theory the Big Bang. In this amazingly comprehensible history of the universe, Simon Singh decodes the mystery behind the Big Bang theory, lading us through the development of one of the most extraordinary, important, and awe-inspiring theories in science.
Category: Science

Math In Minutes

Author : Paul Glendinning
ISBN : 9781623650094
Genre : Mathematics
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Paul Glendinning is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He was founding Head of School for Mathematics at the combined University of Manchester and has published over fifty academic articles and an undergraduate textbook on chaos theory. Both simple and accessible, Math in Minutes is a visually led introduction to 200 key mathematical concepts. Each concept is described by means of an easy-to-understand illustration and a compact, 200-word explanation. Concepts span all of the key areas of mathematics, including Fundamentals of Mathematics, Sets and Numbers, Geometry, Equations, Limits, Functions and Calculus, Vectors and Algebra, Complex Numbers, Combinatorics, Number Theory, and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Mathematics

Bart Simpson S Guide To Life

Author : Matt Groening
ISBN : 0007110057
Genre : Conduct of life
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Bart Simpson's Guide to Life is full of the kind of humour that keeps Simpsons devotees glued to the TV set and hooked on the show. The year 2000 marks the 10th anniversary of the show, one of the wittiest and most satirical of all time.
Category: Conduct of life