Wigderson of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) was named a
recipient of the 2021 Abel Prize, which he shares jointly with
Lovász—a former IAS visiting professor—of
Eötvös Loránd University. They are cited by the
Abel Committee “for...
The Institute for Advanced Study, since its founding in 1930,
has aspired to provide an unbiased environment for international
scholars to pursue vital and groundbreaking work in the sciences
and humanities. Its mission is to recruit the world’s...
"Ultimately," Siobhan Roberts notes, "Gödel came to be
compared not only to his
friend Albert Einstein but also to Franz Kafka. Such was the
nature of his contribution—only a handful of theorems, but
all of them monumental and fantastical." A...