## Posts Tagged ‘optimism’

### Math in literature

Posted by: **Dave Richeson** on November 16, 2009

A blog about math, puzzles, teaching, and academic technology

Euler's Gem: The polyhedron formula and the birth of topology

Princeton University Press

2008

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Princeton University Press

2008

Euler's Gem Facebook page

Buy it:

Princeton University Press

Amazon

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