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Daniel Silver - American Scientist Online

Daniel Silver. Biography. Daniel S. Silver received his Ph.D. in mathematics from
Yale University in 1980. Much of his current research explores the relation ...

Knot Theory's Odd Origins » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. Figure 3. William Thomson's vortex-atom theory... Click to Enlarge
Image. Long before string theory captured physicists' imaginations, Scottish ...

Slicing a Cone for Art and Science » American Scientist

FEATURE ARTICLE. Slicing a Cone for Art and Science. Albrecht Dürer
searched for beauty with mathematics. Daniel Silver. 2012-09SilverF1.jpg Click
to ...

The Secret History of Mathematicians » American Scientist

BOOK REVIEW. The Secret History of Mathematicians. Daniel Silver. Arthur
Cayley: Mathematician Laureate of the Victorian Age. Tony Crilly. xxiv + 609 pp.

Tilted Cones » American Scientist

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Enlarge Image I have just seen Daniel Silver's article in the September–October
issue ...

Map Quest » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved. Robin
Wilson. xiv + 262 pp. Princeton University Press. First published by Penguin
Books ...

Issue September-October 2012 Volume 100, Number 5 » American ...

... call teach us about communication and language? Slicing a Cone for Art and
Science *. Daniel Silver. Albrecht Dürer searched for beauty with mathematics ...

Knot Theory's Odd Origins » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. Take a length of rope, loop and weave it around itself and connect
its ends. The result, of course, is a knot. Figure 1. A smoke ring rises above ...

Issue March-April 2006 Volume 94, Number 2 » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. The modern study of knots grew out of an attempt by three 19th-
century Scottish physicists to apply knot theory to fundamental questions about
the ...

Scientists' Nightstand - American Scientist Online

Map Quest · Daniel Silver. For purposes of map shading, four colors suffice. But
try proving that without a computer. Industrial Revolutionaries · Trevor Levere.

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