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Mario Livio is a senior astrophysicist and the Head of the Office of Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author of The Golden Ratio, a highly acclaimed book about mathematics and art for which he received the International Pythagoras Prize and the Peano Prize, The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved, and The Accelerating Universe. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Group theory -- History.
Galois theory -- History.
Galois, Evariste, -- 1811-1832.
Symmetric functions -- History.
Symmetry (Mathematics) -- History.
Diophantine analysis -- History.