{Prime} Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden RealityAuthor Edward Frenkel – Albawater.co

An awesome, globe spanning, and New York Times best selling journey through the beauty and power of mathematicsWhat if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren t even told they existed Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of watching paint dryIn Love and Math, renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we ve never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art In this heartfelt and passionate book, Frenkel shows that mathematics, far from occupying a specialist niche, goes to the heart of all matter, uniting us across cultures, time, and space Love and Math tells two intertwined stories of the wonders of mathematics and of one young man s journey learning and living it Having braved a discriminatory educational system to become one of the twenty first century s leading mathematicians, Frenkel now works on one of the biggest ideas to come out of math in the lastyears the Langlands Program Considered by many to be a Grand Unified Theory of mathematics, the Langlands Program enables researchers to translate findings from one field to another so that they can solve problems, such as Fermat s last theorem, that had seemed intractable beforeAt its core, Love and Math is a story about accessing a new way of thinking, which can enrich our lives and empower us to better understand the world and our place in it It is an invitation to discover the magic hidden universe of mathematics


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