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Author Brooks, Michael, 1970- author.

Title The quantum astrologer's handbook / Michael Brooks.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Scribe Publications, 2019.
©2019

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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Cardano,G BRO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 248 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical resources.
Note "A history of the renaissance mathematics that birthed imaginary numbers, probability, and the new physics of the universe"--Cover.
Summary "This is a landmark in science writing. It resurrects from the vaults of neglect the polymath Jerome Cardano, a Milanese of the sixteenth century. Who is he? A gambler and blasphemer, inventor and chancer, plagued by demons and anxieties, astrologer to kings, emperors, and popes. This stubborn and unworldly man was the son of a lawyer and a brother keeper, but also a gifted physician and the unacknowledged discoverer of the mathematical foundations of quantum physics."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Cardano, Girolamo, 1501-1576.
Quantum theory.
Quantum theory -- History.
Science -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 1947534815
9781947534810

 
    
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