The Shape of a Life

One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry

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A Fields medalist recounts his lifelong transnational effort to uncover the geometric shapethe Calabi-Yau manifoldthat may store the hidden dimensions of our universe.
 
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“Yau and Nadis’s The Shape of a Life opens a window into the fascinating mind and world of today’s equivalent of Apollonius of Perga, ‘The Great Geometer’ of antiquity.”—Mario Livio, author of...

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