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Love and Math

DOI: Edward Frenkel. Basic Books, Last April the distinguished biologist Edward O. Wilson published an essay in the Wall Street Journal arguing that knowledge of mathematics is not necessary or even particularly helpful in most of the sciences. The champion who stepped forward from the ranks of mathematicians to contest this claim was not an elder statesman like Wilson but a Russian American mathematician in his 40s: Edward Frenkel of the University of California, Berkeley. Frenkel countered that math is indeed a useful tool, and more.

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Most of us are unaware of the hidden world of mathematics. Mathematics directs the flow of the universe, lurks behind its shapes and curves, holds the reins of everything from tiny atoms to the biggest stars. Frenkel, who became a professor at Harvard at twenty-one, now teaches at Berkeley. Math is a way to describe reality and figure out how the world works, a universal language that has become the gold standard of truth. In our world, increasingly driven by science and technology, mathematics is becoming, ever more, the source of power, wealth, and progress. Mathematical knowledge is unlike any other knowledge. They are objective, persistent, necessary truths.

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What if you had to take an art class in which you were taught only how to paint a fence, but were never shown the paintings of van Gogh or Picasso? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of watching paint dry. Mathematics, he writes, directs the flow of the universe, lurks behind its shapes and curves, holds the reins of everything from tiny atoms to the biggest stars. It is an invitation to discover the hidden magic universe of mathematics. It has been published in 19 languages. Apart from the English language original, it has been published in Brazil where it was on the non-fiction bestseller list for several weeks , Germany Amazon bestseller , Italy, Poland, France Amazon bestseller , Russia science bestseller , Japan non-fiction bestseller list , Spain No. Arabic translation was published in January ; Czech translation in April

Thank you for visiting nature. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer. In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript. Marcus du Sautoy is enthralled by a personal journey into mathematics centring on the Langlands program. Two fascinating narratives are interwoven in Love and Math , one mathematical, the other personal.

Edward Frenkel is professor of mathematics at. Berkeley, the AMS Colloquium Lecturer, and a émigré from the former Soviet Union. He is also the.

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He is a professor of mathematics at University of California, Berkeley , member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences , [1] and author of the bestselling book Love and Math. His father is of Jewish descent and his mother is Russian. After receiving his degree in , he was first invited to Harvard University as a visiting professor, and a year later he enrolled as a graduate student at Harvard. He has been a professor of mathematics at University of California, Berkeley , since

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В обычных обстоятельствах это насторожило бы Стратмора, но ведь он прочитал электронную почту Танкадо, а там говорилось, что весь трюк и заключался в линейной мутации. Решив, что никакой опасности нет, Стратмор запустил файл, минуя фильтры программы Сквозь строй. Сьюзан едва могла говорить. - Никакой Цифровой крепости не существует, - еле слышно пробормотала она под завывание сирены и, обессилев, склонилась над своим компьютером. Танкадо использовал наживку для дурачков… и АНБ ее проглотило. Сверху раздался душераздирающий крик Стратмора.

Но Чатрукьян отказывался прислушаться к голосу разума. У нас вирус. Я звоню Джаббе. Когда он попытался обойти Стратмора, тот преградил ему дорогу. Лестничная площадка, на которой они стояли, была совсем крохотной.

 Вы же только что прибыли. - Да, но человек, оплативший авиабилет, ждет. Я должен доставить эти вещи. На лице лейтенанта появилось оскорбленное выражение, какое бывает только у испанцев. - Вы хотите сказать, что даже не познакомитесь с Севильей. - Я был здесь несколько лет .

Прочитав их, Беккер прокрутил в памяти все события последних двенадцати часов. Комната в отеле Альфонсо XIII. Тучный немец, помахавший у него под носом рукой и сказавший на ломаном английском: Проваливай и умри.

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