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Life, The Universe and Mathematics

Synopsis
CD-ROM resource exploring fundamental questions of science using interactive models and animations. Modules include topology; labyrinths and knots; cosmic geometry; complexity and cellular automata; life; celestial mechanics; epicycles; complex polygons.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM. PC Windows version only.
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2004 sale: £49.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Reviewed by Tony Browne in ‘PC Home’ (Spring 1998), p51.
Upgrade of original 1998 version.
Subjects
Mathematics; Science
Keywords
applied mathematics; geometry; knots; patterns; topology; universe

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

Virtual Image

Distributor

Name

Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd

Email
sales@boultonhawker.co.uk
Web
http://www.boultonhawker.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01449 616 200
Fax
01449 677 600
Address
Combs Tannery
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 2EN
Notes
Distributor of over 400 DVDs and videos for use in teaching at GCSE level and above. Particularly strong in science-based subjects which the company used to produce themselves, but now sources from the USA, Canada and Australasia. Titles cover the subject areas of biology, business studies, careers, chemistry, child development & the family, citizenship, design & technology/food technology, English, geography/ecology, home economics, ICT, maths, media studies, PE/sport studies, physics and PSHE. Sale with free preview.
Name

Virtual Image

Email
email@virtualimage.co.uk
Web
http://www.virtualimage.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
0161 480 1915
Fax
0161 612 2965
Address
184 Reddish Road
Stockport
SK5 7HS

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