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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 ...

Slicing a Cone for Art and Science » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. 2012-09SilverF1.jpg Click to Enlarge Image Albrecht Dürer (1471–
1528), master painter and printmaker of the German Renaissance, never ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Secret History of Mathematicians » American Scientist

Daniel Silver. Arthur Cayley: Mathematician Laureate of the Victorian Age. Tony
Crilly. xxiv + 609 pp. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. $69.96.

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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