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By [various contributors], Shing-Tung Yau

Bargains with the existence and paintings of the good twentieth-century mathematician Shiing-Shen Chern. integrated are various pages of photos; an autobiographical article recounting the formation of a mathematical brain and of an exceptional conflict; ancient and private memories by means of thirty extraordinary mathematicians and physicists together with Bott, Griffiths, Lawson, Nirenberg, Singer, Yang, Yau, and others; and a dialogue of a hundred open difficulties in geometry. The publication is vital for someone who's drawn to figuring out Chern and his effect upon twentieth-century century arithmetic.

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