Forbes.com refers to “From the Great Wall…” in Supercollider Article

The Forbes.com article, China’s Biggest Bang, A Supercollider Twice The Size Of CERN’s, discusses the potential plan for a supercollider to be constructed in China. Author Casey Hall touches on the  logistics, budget, and impact of the potential supercollider in China. To give readers more of an idea of the impact the supercollider would have on the physical science field, Hall says, According to “From…

“From the Great Wall…” gets reviewed by Quantum Diaries Survivor blog

Tommaso Dorigo, a CERN particle physicist based at the University of Padua reviewed “From the Great Wall to the Great Collider” on his blog, “A Quantum Diaries Survivor”. Here’s an excerpt from the review: The book is quite readable and understandable by non‑experts, and if you are interested to see how a big project is conceived and…

Author S.T. Yau interviews with Physics Today

Yau discusses collider project and inspiration for newly published book, From the Great Wall to the Great Collider. Interview conducted by Jermey N.A. Matthews of Physics Today, published April 11, 2016. Read full interview here Buy the book here Excerpts of the interview below: Physics Today: Can you describe your connection to the collider project…

Physics Today reviews From the Great Wall to the Great Collider

From the Great Wall to the Great Collider book review highlights from the April 2016 issue of Physics Today  are below. “Beautifully written… abstract physical principles are intertwined with pertinent stories of their discoveries, which makes reading the book an enjoyable, engaging experience.” “…suitable for students and professionals in any field of physics who want to…

“From the Great Wall…” reviewed by FOREWORD Reviews

From the Great Wall to the Great Divider reviewed on Feb. 2, 2016 by Scott Neufer from Foreword Reviews. Read excerpts from the review below, and click here for the full review. “Steve Nadis and Shing-Tung Yau brilliantly connect the dots between the Higgs discovery and China’s ongoing plans to build the world’s largest, most…

Authors Win 2016 PROSE Award

Yau and Nadis Win 2016 American Publishers Award for Best Book in Physics and Chemistry. The 2016 PROSE Awards winners were announced February 4, 2016 at the PROSE Awards Luncheon in Washington, DC. From the PROSE website: “The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books,…

Harvard Magazine reviews Great Collider in Jan/Feb 2016 issue

Harvard Magazine reviews From the Great Wall to the Great Collider in the January-February 2016 issue under the  Off the Shelf: Recent books with Harvard Connections section.   An excerpt of the review: “A meditation on the mathematics and physics of discovering the elemental particles of the universe.” — Harvard Magazine   The full review…