Inside the weird and wonderful world of infinity, from endless hotels to bottomless cookie-jars - now in paperback
Eugenia Cheng is Honorary Fellow in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sheffield and Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was educated at the University of Cambridge and did post-doctoral work at the Universities of Cambridge, Chicago and Nice. Since 2007 her YouTube lectures and videos have been viewed over a million times. A concert pianist, she also speaks French, English and Cantonese, and her mission in life is to rid the world of maths phobia. She is the author of How to Bake Pi.
Clear, clever and friendly -- Alex Bellos A spirited and friendly guide - appealingly down to earth about math that's extremely far out -- Jordan Ellenberg, author of How Not to Be Wrong Witty, charming, and crystal clear. A brilliant book! -- Ian Stewart, author of Calculating the Cosmos An individual journey into numbers from an absolutely fresh perspective * Royal Society Prize judges' citation * Mesmerising ... Cheng's argument about how our minds are stretched in the effort to conceive infinity is ultimate proof that it's the journey, not the destination, which counts * Big Issue * It takes a talented writer to bring the concept of infinity to life, but Cheng's infectious enthusiasm makes maths a delight * BBC Science Focus *