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001    ocn2ocm25091369 
003    OCoLC 
005    20100528091138.0 
008    080410s2008    njuab    b    001 0 eng   
010    2008062108 
015    GBA888251|2bnb 
020    9780691126777 (alk. paper) 
020    0691126771 (alk. paper) 
035    (OCoLC)225091369 
040    DLC|cDLC|dBTCTA|dBAKER|dYDXCP|dUKM|dC#P|dBWX|dCDX|dYBM
       |dLMR|dMNY|dVP@|dBNM|dIOE|dHEBIS|dTTN 
049    TTNM 
050 00 QA611.A3|bR53 2008 
100 1  Richeson, David S.|q(David Scott) 
245 10 Euler's gem :|bthe polyhedron formula and the birth of 
       topology /|cDavid S. Richeson. 
260    Princeton, N.J. :|bPrinceton University Press,|cc2008. 
300    xii, 317 p. :|bill., maps ;|c24 cm. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-308) and 
       index. 
505 0  Leonhard Euler and his three "great" friends -- What is a 
       polyhedron? -- The five perfect bodies -- The Pythagorean 
       brotherhood and Plato's atomic theory -- Euclid and his 
       elements -- Kepler's polyhedral universe -- Euler's gem --
       Platonic solids, gold balls, Fullerenes, and geodesic 
       domes -- Scooped by Descartes? -- Legendre gets it right -
       - A stroll through Königsberg -- Cauchy's flattened 
       polyhedra -- Planar graphs, geoboards, and brussels 
       sprouts -- It's a colorful world -- New problems and new 
       proofs -- Rubber sheets, hollow doughnuts, and crazy 
       bottles -- Are they the same, or are they different? -- A 
       knotty problem -- Combing the hair on a coconut -- When 
       topology controls geometry -- The topology of curvy 
       surfaces -- Navigating in n dimensions -- Henri Poincaré 
       and the ascendance of topology -- The million-dollar 
       question. 
650  0 Topology|xHistory. 
650  0 Polyhedra. 
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