Shing-Tung Yau is the William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, where he has served on the faculty since 1987. He is the winner of the Fields Medal, the National Medal of Science, the Crafoord Prize, the Veblen Prize, the Wolf Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Yau has received honorary degrees from ten universities. He is also the director of six mathematical institutes in China and Hong Kong. Yau has written and edited more than twenty books and also edits numerous mathematics journals. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Shape of a Life
- One Mathematician’s Search for the Universe’s Hidden Geometry
- By: Shing-Tung Yau, Steve Nadis
- Narrated by: Arthur Morey
- Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
Harvard geometer and Fields medalist Shing-Tung Yau has provided a mathematical foundation for string theory, offered new insights into black holes, and mathematically demonstrated the stability of our universe. In this autobiography, Yau reflects on his improbable journey....
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