The Universe Speaks in Numbers


The Universe Speaks in Numbers: Michael Atiyah interviewed by Graham Farmelo

Season 1, Ep. 2

Science writer Graham Farmelo in conversation with Sir Michael Atiyah. In an interview with Graham in November 2018, Sir Michael Atiyah described how he became a ‘quasi-physicist. Ten weeks later, Atiyah was dead. He was one of the most accomplished mathematicians of the past century: no one had done more in the past decades to discover close links between pure mathematics and fundamental physics. Undoubtedly a great mind, he was also an indomitable spirit.

Read more in Graham Farmelo's book The Universe Speaks in Numbers.

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