It is known that mathematicians see beauty in mathematics. Many
mathematicians are motivated to find the most beautiful proof, and
often they refer to mathematics as a form of art. They are apt to
say “What a beautiful theorem,” “Such an
In this talk, Paul Steinhardt, a frequent Member in the School
of Natural Sciences, describes the search for the first natural
quasicrystals. Steinhardt is Albert Einstein Professor in Science
and Director of the Center for Theoretical Science at...