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    Science Announcing my new book!

    Hey folks,

    I know most of you won't be running out to get a new math book ... but perhaps you might like to see how I've been keeping busy in the days between Esks games.

    My new book, "Trigonometry: A Very Short Introduction" (Oxford University Press) was released yesterday!

    It's a very small book (fits in your pocket, about $12). It describes basic trig, but also tells the story of how it arose from ancient astronomers, scientists predicting the tides, etc... and how trig has gotten caught up in questions about infinity, imaginary numbers, and the shape of the universe.

    It's been a blast to write. If you're curious, then click on the link. If not, well, I understand, sort of

    https://www.amazon.com/Trigonometry-...9915553&sr=8-1

    What I can't figure out is, how in the world on Day 1 of the book's release were three book sellers selling USED copies? It's not THAT short!
    Out of my mind; back in five minutes.

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    Re: Announcing my new book!

    Congrats to you glenvb. Although math is not my gig (think Chevy Chase on SNL saying "I was told there would be no math"), tons of respect to you for publishing your thing. Salute.
    Hope, at the end of the day connects us all, no matter how different we are

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    Re: Announcing my new book!

    I'm the biggest math hater in the world...

    ...but I will always make sure to recognize genius and hard work.

    Congratulations!
    Keep an open mind, and you never know who might walk in...

    RIP Pizmo

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    Re: Announcing my new book!

    Now you'll get ALL the groupies
    In Rod we trust

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    OMG Glen! Huge congrats!!!
    I see that you have also authored a couple other texts.
    That is tremendous. A real life achievement.

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    Re: Announcing my new book!

    If you decide to celebrate, whatever you do, don't drink and derive.

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    Congrats Glenn!!! A lot of hard work went into that book I'm sure.
    Blindly criticize every move eventough I have about 1/4 of the information

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    Congratz Glenn I just bought one off of Amazon to support. I could never understand Trig or Calculus.
    Run the Ball up the gut around the horn it does not matter. We run we win what is so difficult to understand.

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    Re: Announcing my new book!

    Quote Originally Posted by danlaurin View Post
    Congratz Glenn I just bought one off of Amazon to support. I could never understand Trig or Calculus.
    Now you’ll be able to!
    #Sohcahtoa

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    Ooo, a sale! Thanks Dan! And everyone else for your support!
    Out of my mind; back in five minutes.

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