Steven Strogatz

Higher mathematics is always perceived as hieroglyphics by many — a language that can only be understood by experts.  There are many gifted mathematicians, who can solve extremely difficult mathematical problems, but there are only a few who have the gift to communicate mathematics to the masses.
One of the few mathematicians who has made excellent explanations about technical concepts is Steven Strogatz.   In New York Times’ Opinionator, he  wrote 15 articles about different topics in  mathematics, and his explanations were simply grand. » Read more