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Theme With The History Of Ideas About Our Planet And Universe There Is Good Coverage Of All The Main Personalities Involved, Each One Set In The Social And Academic Context Of His Time New York Sun Donal O Shea Has Written A Truly Marvelous Book Not Only Does He Explain The Long Unsolved, Beautiful Poincare Conjecture, He Also Makes Clear How The Russian Mathematician Grigory Perelman Finally Solved It Around This Drama O Shea Weaves A Tapestry Of Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare Conjecture Without An Overwhelming Awe At The Infinite Depths And Richness Of A Mathematical Realm Not Made By Us Martin Gardner, Author Of The Annotated Alice And Aha Insight The History Of The Poincare Conjecture Is The Story Of One Of The Most Important Areas Of Modern Mathematics Donal O Shea Tells That Story In A Delightful And Informative Way The Concepts, The Issues, And The People Who Made Everything Happen I Recommend It Highly Keith Devlin, Stanford University, Author Of The Millennium Problems In The Poincare Conjecture, Mr O Shea Tells The Fascinating Story Of This Mathematical Mystery And Its Solution Bythe Eccentric Mr Perelman Mr O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture He Avoids Cliche We Re Spared The Usual Reference To Coffee Cups Turning Into Doughnuts As An Explanation Of How Surfaces Might Stretch Without Closing Holes , And He Tries To Keep Things Lively Amir D Aczel, The Wall Street JournalPraise For The Poincare Conjecture O Shea Inspires Readers To Note The Beauty, Application, And Humanity Involved With This Mathematical Journey Library JournalO Shea Describes Mind Bending Structures In Topology As Clearly As Most Of Us Can Describe A Cube Publishers WeeklyAccessible Valiant Nonnumerical Clarity Booklist Fascinating O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture Wall St JournalA Layman S Guide To This Mathematical Odyssey Is Long Overdue, And This One Will Appeal To Math Whizzes And Interested Novices Alike Discover Magazine O Shea Shows That, Just Like Chasing Sensual Passions, The Single Minded, Relentless Pursuit Of Proof Can Be A Creative Process Chicago Tribune O Shea Tells The Whole Story In This Book, Neatly Interweaving His Main Theme With The History Of Ideas About Our Planet And Universe There Is Good Coverage Of All The Main Personalities Involved, Each One Set In The Social And Academic Context Of His Time New York Sun Donal O Shea Has Written A Truly Marvelous Book Not Only Does He Explain The Long Unsolved, Beautiful Poincare Conjecture, He Also Makes Clear How The Russian Mathematician Grigory Perelman Finally Solved It Around This Drama O Shea Weaves A Tapestry Of Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare 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Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare Conjecture Without An Overwhelming Awe At The Infinite Depths And Richness Of A Mathematical Realm Not Made By Us Martin Gardner, Author Of The Annotated Alice And Aha InsightThe History Of The Poincare Conjecture Is The Story Of One Of The Most Important Areas Of Modern Mathematics Donal O Shea Tells That Story In A Delightful And Informative Way The Concepts, The Issues, And The People Who Made Everything Happen I Recommend It Highly Keith Devlin, Stanford University, Author Of The Millennium ProblemsIn The Poincare Conjecture, Mr O Shea Tells The Fascinating Story Of This Mathematical Mystery And Its Solution By The Eccentric Mr Perelman Mr O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture He Avoids Cliche We Re Spared The Usual Reference To Coffee Cups Turning Into Doughnuts As An Explanation Of How Surfaces Might Stretch Without Closing Holes , And He Tries To Keep Things Lively Amir D Aczel, The Wall Street JournalO Shea Inspires Readers To Note The Beauty, Application, And Humanity Involved With This Mathematical Journey Library JournalO Shea Describes Mind Bending Structures In Topology As Clearly As Most Of Us Can Describe A Cube Publishers WeeklyAccessible Valiant Nonnumerical Clarity Booklist Fascinating O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture Wall St JournalA Layman S Guide To This Mathematical Odyssey Is Long Overdue, And This One Will Appeal To Math Whizzes And Interested Novices Alike Discover Magazine O Shea Shows That, Just Like Chasing Sensual Passions, The Single Minded, Relentless Pursuit Of Proof Can Be A Creative Process Chicago Tribune O Shea Tells The Whole Story In This Book, Neatly Interweaving His Main Theme With The History Of Ideas About Our Planet And Universe There Is Good Coverage Of All The Main Personalities Involved, Each One Set In The Social And Academic Context Of His Time New York Sun Donal O Shea Has Written A Truly Marvelous Book Not Only Does He Explain The Long Unsolved, Beautiful Poincare Conjecture, He Also Makes Clear How The Russian Mathematician Grigory Perelman Finally Solved It Around This Drama O Shea Weaves A Tapestry Of Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare Conjecture Without An Overwhelming Awe At The Infinite Depths And Richness Of A Mathematical Realm Not Made By Us Martin Gardner, Author Of The Annotated Alice And Aha InsightThe History Of The Poincare Conjecture Is The Story Of One Of The Most Important Areas Of Modern Mathematics Donal O Shea Tells That Story In A Delightful And Informative Way The Concepts, The Issues, And The People Who Made Everything Happen I Recommend It Highly Keith Devlin, Stanford University, Author Of The Millennium ProblemsIn The Poincare Conjecture, Mr O Shea Tells The Fascinating Story Of This Mathematical Mystery And Its Solution By The Eccentric Mr Perelman Mr O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture He Avoids Cliche We Re Spared The Usual Reference To Coffee Cups Turning Into Doughnuts As An Explanation Of How Surfaces Might Stretch Without Closing Holes , And He Tries To Keep Things Lively Amir D Aczel, The Wall Street Journal O Shea Inspires Readers To Note The Beauty, Application, And Humanity Involved With This Mathematical Journey Library Journal O Shea Describes Mind Bending Structures In Topology As Clearly As Most Of Us Can Describe A Cube Publishers Weekly Accessible Valiant Nonnumerical Clarity Booklist Fascinating O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture Wall St Journal A Layman S Guide To This Mathematical Odyssey Is Long Overdue, And This One Will Appeal To Math Whizzes And Interested Novices Alike Discover Magazine O Shea Shows That, Just Like Chasing Sensual Passions, The Single Minded, Relentless Pursuit Of Proof Can Be A Creative Process Chicago Tribune O Shea Tells The Whole Story In This Book, Neatly Interweaving His Main Theme With The History Of Ideas About Our Planet And Universe There Is Good Coverage Of All The Main Personalities Involved, Each One Set In The Social And Academic Context Of His Time New York Sun Donal O Shea Has Written A Truly Marvelous Book Not Only Does He Explain The Long Unsolved, Beautiful Poincare Conjecture, He Also Makes Clear How The Russian Mathematician Grigory Perelman Finally Solved It Around This Drama O Shea Weaves A Tapestry Of Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare Conjecture Without An Overwhelming Awe At The Infinite Depths And Richness Of A Mathematical Realm Not Made By Us Martin Gardner, Author Of The Annotated Alice And Aha Insight In The Poincare Conjecture, Mr O Shea Tells The Fascinating Story Of This Mathematical Mystery And Its Solution By The Eccentric Mr Perelman Mr O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture He Avoids Cliche We Re Spared The Usual Reference To Coffee Cups Turning Into Doughnuts As An Explanation Of How Surfaces Might Stretch Without Closing Holes , And He Tries To Keep Things Lively Amir D Aczel, The Wall Street Journal The History Of The Poincare Conjecture Is The Story Of One Of The Most Important Areas Of Modern Mathematics Donal O Shea Tells That Story In A Delightful And Informative Way The Concepts, The Issues, And The People Who Made Everything Happen I Recommend It Highly Keith Devlin, Stanford University, Author Of The Millennium Problems O Shea Inspires Readers To Note The Beauty, Application, And Humanity Involved With This Mathematical Journey Library Journal O Shea Describes Mind Bending Structures In Topology As Clearly As Most Of Us Can Describe A Cube Publishers Weekly Accessible Valiant Nonnumerical Clarity Booklist Fascinating O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture Wall St Journal A Layman S Guide To This Mathematical Odyssey Is Long Overdue, And This One Will Appeal To Math Whizzes And Interested Novices Alike Discover Magazine O Shea Shows That, Just Like Chasing Sensual Passions, The Single Minded, Relentless Pursuit Of Proof Can Be A Creative Process Chicago Tribune O Shea Tells The Whole Story In This Book, Neatly Interweaving His Main Theme With The History Of Ideas About Our Planet And Universe There Is Good Coverage Of All The Main Personalities Involved, Each One Set In The Social And Academic Context Of His Time New York Sun Donal O Shea Has Written A Truly Marvelous Book Not Only Does He Explain The Long Unsolved, Beautiful Poincare Conjecture, He Also Makes Clear How The Russian Mathematician Grigory Perelman Finally Solved It Around This Drama O Shea Weaves A Tapestry Of Elementary Topology And Astonishing Concepts, Such As The Ricci Flow, That Have Contributed To Perelman S Brilliant Achievement One Can T Read The Poincare Conjecture Without An Overwhelming Awe At The Infinite Depths And Richness Of A Mathematical Realm Not Made By Us Martin Gardner, Author Of The Annotated Alice And Aha Insight In The Poincare Conjecture, Mr O Shea Tells The Fascinating Story Of This Mathematical Mystery And Its Solution By The Eccentric Mr Perelman Mr O Shea Does A Good Job Of Explaining The Mathematics Involved In Solving The Conjecture He Avoids Cliche We Re Spared The Usual Reference To Coffee Cups Turning Into Doughnuts As An Explanation Of How Surfaces Might Stretch Without Closing Holes , And He Tries To Keep Things Lively Amir D Aczel, The Wall Street Journal The History Of The Poincare Conjecture Is The Story Of One Of The Most Important Areas Of Modern Mathematics Donal O Shea Tells That Story In A Delightful And Informative Way The Concepts, The Issues, And The People Who Made Everything Happen I Recommend It Highly Keith Devlin, Stanford University, Author Of The Millennium Problems ThePoincar Conjecture Tells The Story Behind One Of The Worlds Most Confounding Mathematical Theories Formulated In By Henri Poincar, His Conjecture Promised To Describe The Very Shape Of The Universe, But Remained Unproved Until A Huge Prize Was Offered For Its Solution In Six Years Later, An Eccentric Russian Mathematician Had The AnswerHere, Donal OShea Explains The Maths Behind The Conjecture And Its Proof, And Illuminates The Curious Personalities Surrounding This Perplexing Conundrum, Along The Way Taking In A Grand Sweep Of Scientific History From The Ancient Greeks To Christopher Columbus This Is An Enthralling Tale Of Human Endeavour, Intellectual Brilliance And The Thrill Of Discovery

This book performed the impossible With it, I was able to understand the purpose of the field of topology much better than with the efforts of the professors who tried to teach me it I don t understand why mathematicians explain the beauty of mathematics in such obscure ways This book capure the beauty of mathematics and makes them accessible to the general rea

Amazing story, O Shea does a nice job of mixing mathematical history and ideas to give outsiders a glimpse of what Poincare and Perelman were getting at At times the history details felt too far from the big picture and lazy some big block quotes in the middle of the book , and there are bits of unnecessary editorializing, but overall quite enjoyed it.

Well written Good on explaining topological concepts.

Lee Carlson s review casts some doubt about the validity of Perelman s proof, but this is not what the mathematical community of experts is saying Even the people who have filled in the details of Perelman s proof agree that all the merit is his As this book shows, Morgan clearly states in his address in the ICM in Madrid that Perelman proved the Poincar s conjecture an

The book is excellent and worth rereading But should fix those illustrations which are too small that enlarge into pixelated nothings Is geometry spelled with acute first e intentionally to denote the structure rather than the area of study If so it isn t clear and I never saw it elsewhere Does the printed book have this And fix the years which start with i instead of 1.