Love and math the heart of hidden reality pdf download
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality by Edward FrenkelWhat 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 18 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.
Love and Math The Heart of Hidden Reality
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
He is a professor of mathematics at University of California, Berkeley , member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences ,  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 Jointly with Boris Feigin, Frenkel constructed the free field realizations of affine Kac—Moody algebras these are also known as Wakimoto modules , defined the quantum Drinfeld-Sokolov reduction, and described the center of the universal enveloping algebra of an affine Kac—Moody algebra.
This area appeared to be pure and abstract, without immediate applications.
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