Book review: Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century by Masha Gessen

This is a book about the mathematician, Grigori Perelman. Grigori Perelman is known for solving the Poincaré conjecture. Poincaré conjecture is one of the Millennium Prize Problems. Millennium Prize Problems are seven problems that are stated by Clay Mathematics Institute in 2000 including the Poincaré conjecture, P vs NP problem, etc. These are some of … Continue reading Book review: Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century by Masha Gessen

Book review: Fermat’s Last Theorem – Simon Singh

I had just finished a mathematics book called Fermat’s Last Theorem by mathematics and science writer Dr. Simon Singh. I am impressed that the author has a PhD in Particle Physics, I thought he is just a journalist! The book is about Fermat’s Last Theorem. Pierre de Fermat was an “amateur” mathematician, also called the … Continue reading Book review: Fermat’s Last Theorem – Simon Singh