a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
"William E. Emba"
A mathematician discovers that his formulas predict that an important
new power station poses an extremely grave risk to humanity, and he
must convince others of the danger.
reprinted in THE PAST THROUGH TOMORROW.
At least temporarily available in HTML format at webscription.net.
More physical or physico-mathematical than actually mathematical fiction, and moreover it throws in a bit of mumbo-jumbo Ã la Korzybski (a unified approach to physics, psychology, economics... you name it), but readable nevertheless.
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Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in non-fictional math books
let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.
(Maintained by Alex Kasman,
College of Charleston)