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The unplanned impact of mathematics

The unplanned impact of mathematics Peter Rowlett introduces seven little-known tales illustrating that theoretical work may lead to practical applications, but it can't be forced and it can take centuries. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nature Springer Journals

The unplanned impact of mathematics

Nature , Volume 475 (7355) – Jul 13, 2011

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Subject
Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, multidisciplinary
ISSN
0028-0836
eISSN
1476-4687
DOI
10.1038/475166a
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Abstract

Peter Rowlett introduces seven little-known tales illustrating that theoretical work may lead to practical applications, but it can't be forced and it can take centuries.

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NatureSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 13, 2011

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