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Patterns of the Universe - by Alex Bellos & Edmund Harriss (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 144

Genre: Art

Sub-Genre: Techniques

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Experiment

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Color

Author: Alex Bellos & Edmund Harriss

Language: English

Street Date: December 1, 2015
TCIN: 50264765
UPC: 9781615193233
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-1159
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


2016 Academics' Choice Smart Book Award Winner

One of Amazon's Best Books of the Month in Crafts, Hobbies & Home

"Illustrations designed to introduce doodlers to a range of challenging mathematical principles."--Science

"Flipping through this new coloring book is a mesmerizing journey. From perfect hexagonal tilings to luscious sine waves to nautilus shell spirals, every line illustration by mathematical artist Edmund Harriss (and a handful of others) brings a hypnotic sense of harmony."--Science Friday

"Enough coloring inside the lines--it's time to start coloring inside the cosines."--WIRED

"Think coloring books are just for little kids? Think again."--Boys' Life

"An intricate, geeky coloring book for adults."--Independent on Sunday

"A beautiful math coloring book offering young and old alike the joy of patterns that are pleasing and rigorous, regular and creative, all at the same time."--Cédric Villani, Fields medalist and author of Birth of a Theorem

"A math coloring book for kids and adults . . . Irresistible!"--Steven Strogatz, author of The Joy of x

"I wouldn't have expected anything less from math adventurer Bellos and mathematical artist and tiling fan Harriss, whose personalities both come through in the book--from the beautiful illustrations to the playful style. . . . The range of types of math on display is super. . . . A beautiful object."--Aperiodical blog

"This is big fun. . . . Just looking at these pages is a treat--they have a life all their own, even before color is applied. . . . A coloring book with a sharp new angle."--The Papercraft Post blog

"Adds a bit of braininess to the relatively simple act of coloring while keeping the stress-relieving benefits."--Adult Coloring 101

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