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Amir D. Aczel is the author of nine books, including The Riddle of the Compass, The Mystery of the Aleph, and Fermat's Last Theorem. An internationally known writer of mathematics and science, he lives in Waltham, Massachusetts.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Foucault, L‚eon, 1819-1868, Physicists France Biography, Scientists France Biography, Religion and science France History 19th century