The unplanned impact of mathematics

ROWLETT, Peter, MCCARTNEY, Mark, MANN, Tony, HOARE, Graham, HARRISS, Edmund, PARRONDO, Juan, BRADSHAW, Noel-Ann, COLLINS, Julia and LINTON, Chris (2011). The unplanned impact of mathematics. Nature, 475 (7355), 166-169.

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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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Identification Number: 10.1038/475166a
Depositing User: Peter Rowlett
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2016 11:20
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2016 12:14

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