'Love and Math' tells two intertwined stories: the wonders of mathematics and one young man's journey learning and living it. The book shows that mathematics - far from occupying a specialist niche - goes to the heart of all matter, uniting us across cultures.
In this presentation and discussion with Marcus Du Sautoy Edward discusses his book and his perspective on what mathematics is and should be.
Edward Frenkel is a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, the winner of the Hermann Weyl Prize in mathematical physics, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His book 'Love and Math' was a New York Times bestseller.