Shing-Tung Yau and science journalist Steve Nadis explore The Shape Of Inner Space: String Theory And The Geometry Of The Universe's Hidden Dimension.
"...a hop, skip, and a jump to the geometry of space around the Big Bang, black holes, and the end of the universe."
— Publishers Weekly
"...a remarkable glimpse into the mysterious inner world of one of the most beautiful and important parts of mathematics."
— John Coates, Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Cambridge
"...an in-depth account of one of the most exciting and controversial developments in modern theoretical physics."
— Brian Greene, Professor of Mathematics & Physics, Columbia University; author of The Fabric of the Cosmos and The Elegant Universe
"...Yau tells of his own mathematical experiences, and of the parallel efforts in string theory and in mathematics to understand the nature of space.
— Joe Polchinski, Professor of Physics, University of California - Santa Barbara; author of String Theory, Vols. 1 & 2
"...a unique insight into the thoughts of one of the most important and influential mathematicians of our times."
— Simon Donaldson, Royal Society Research Professor in Pure Mathematics and President of the Institute for Mathematical Science, Imperial College London
"...a fascinating tour of many contemporary topics in geometry and physics."
— Edward Witten, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
"...It'll twist you into knots of pleasure!"
— Steven Strogatz, New York Times Opinionator contributor and professor of mathematics, Cornell University