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 PoincarĂ© conjecture. PoincarĂ© 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 PoincarĂ© 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