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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    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.

    Item Type: Article
    Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Engineering and Mathematics
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1038/475166a
    Page Range: 166-169
    Depositing User: Peter Rowlett
    Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2016 11:20
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 18:30
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10995

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