On the occasion of the 2018 Abel Prize ceremony, which honored
this year's laureate Professor Emeritus Robert Langlands, Nils Baas, former Member in the Schools
of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, writes in the Norwegian
“If you think about mathematics as an archaeological
excavation—many mathematicians think not of inventing something,
but discovering—then some of us might find a small fragment, others
might find a beautiful treasure. Robert Langlands found the...
Professor Emeritus Robert P.
Langlands, named the winner of the 2018 Abel Prize at a
ceremony in Norway this morning, is the progenitor of the
“Langlands program,” which explores a deep connection between two
pillars of modern mathematics: number...
The Canadian mathematician Robert
Langlands, Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, has
won the 2018 Abel Prize — one of mathematics’ most-prestigious
awards — for discovering surprising and far-ranging connections
between algebra, number...
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the
2018 Abel Prize to Robert P. Langlands,
Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics at the Institute
for Advanced Study. Langlands was cited by the Abel Committee “for