Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure
Released! 04/14/2015
Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure
by Cédric Villani
Hardcover

In 2010, French mathematician Cédric Villani received the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics, in recognition of a proof which he devised with his close collaborator Clément Mouhot to explain one of the most surprising theories in classical physics. Birth of a Theorem is Villani's own account of the years leading up to the award. It invites readers inside the mind of a great mathematician as he wrestles with the most important work of his career.
But you do... read more