Maths genius on his journey from Hong Kong to Berkeley, Harvard and understanding the universe

//Maths genius on his journey from Hong Kong to Berkeley, Harvard and understanding the universe

Maths genius on his journey from Hong Kong to Berkeley, Harvard and understanding the universe

The Shape of a Life, by Shing-Tung Yau and Steve Nadis, Yale University Press, 4 stars“You work really hard for a long time and eventually succeed in doing something that no one has done before – and perhaps something that no one thought could be done – does that make you a genius? Or just an overachieving drudge?”This is a question Hong Kong-raised Shing-Tung Yau, one of the world’s most influential mathematicians, asks in The Shape of a Life, written with co-author Steve Nadis. Yau’s…

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