By Ian Stewart
Las ecuaciones, esos conjuntos de números y símbolos separados por el signo igual, son el alma de las matemáticas, los angeles ciencia y los angeles tecnología. Sin ellas, nuestro mundo no existiría en su forma genuine: escondidas para muchos, han constituido una fuerza motriz en l. a. civilización humana durante miles de años, abriendo nuevas perspectivas en campos tan variados como las comunicaciones, los angeles tecnología espacial o los angeles física nuclear. Que así es, es algo que se encarga de demostrar, con su maestría routine, el distinguido matemático y reputado divulgador Ian Stewart. Para ello ha seleccionado 17 ecuaciones, pertenecientes a dos grupos diferentes. Uno es el de las ecuaciones que revelan regularidades matemáticas, como el teorema de Pitágoras, que nos cube cómo están relacionados los tres lados de un triángulo rectángulo, mientras que el otro es el de las ecuaciones que expresan leyes de l. a. naturaleza, como l. a. ley de gravitación common de Newton, las ecuaciones del electromagnetismo de Maxwell, l. a. ecuación de Schrödinger de los angeles mecánica cuántica, o los angeles ecuación desarrollada por Claude Shannon que outline cuánta información contiene un mensaje.
In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart makes use of a handful of mathematical equations to discover the very important connections among math and human growth. we frequently forget the ancient hyperlink among arithmetic and technological advances, says Stewartbut this connection is necessary to any entire knowing of human history.
Equations are modeled at the styles we discover on the earth round us, says Stewart, and it truly is via equations that we can make feel of, and in flip impact, our international. Stewart locates the origins of every equation he presentsfrom Pythagoras’s Theorem to Newton’s legislation of Gravity to Einstein’s idea of Relativitywithin a selected old second, elucidating the advance of mathematical and philosophical suggestion priceless for every equation’s discovery. None of those equations emerged in a vacuum, Stewart exhibits; each one drew, ultimately, on earlier equations and the taking into account the day. In flip, all of those equations prepared the ground for significant advancements in arithmetic, technological know-how, philosophy, and know-how. with out logarithms (invented within the early seventeenth century by way of John Napier and superior through Henry Briggs), scientists should not have been capable of calculate the move of the planets, and mathematicians wouldn't have been in a position to boost fractal geometry. The Wave Equation is among the most crucial equations in physics, and is important for engineers learning the vibrations in automobiles and the reaction of constructions to earthquakes. And the equation on the middle of knowledge idea, devised via Claude Shannon, is the foundation of electronic conversation today.
An approachable and informative advisor to the equations upon which just about each element of clinical and mathematical realizing relies, In Pursuit of the Unknown is usually a reminder that equations have profoundly inspired our considering and proceed to make attainable a number of the advances that we take without any consideration.
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17 ecuaciones que cambiaron el mundo by Ian Stewart