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Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem

 
 
 
 
Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem
Author: Simon Singh
ISBN 13: 9780385493628
ISBN 10: 385493622
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: 1998-09-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 315
List Price: $16.95
 
 

A look at the intrigue and melodrama that ensued during the quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem.

Christian Science Monitor

The amazing achievement of Singh's book is that it actually makes the logic of the modern proof understandable to the nonspecialist. . .More important, Signh shows why it is significant that this problem should have been solved.