Brilliance Triumphs Over Rejection
By AMIR ALEXANDER
In the former Soviet Union, Edward Frenkel was denied admission to the best mathematics program because he was a Jew. But as he recounts in “Love & Math,” the now-renowned mathematician didn’t let that stop him.
Published: November 19, 2013 at 5:00AM
via NYT Science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/19/science/in-love-math-fighting-discrimination-through-numbers.html