Addressing an international audience in 2004, Professor Dong
Guangbi, an erudite historian of science, summarized Chinese
physics development over the previous century, and he argued that
the country from which Chinese physicists and physics...
In recent decades, physicists and astronomers have discovered
two beautiful Standard Models, one for the quantum world of
extremely short distances, and one for the universe as a whole.
Both models have had spectacular success, but there are also...
It has been said that the goals of modern mathematics are
reconstruction and development.1 The unifying conjectures between
number theory and representation theory that Robert Langlands,
Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, articulated...
Physicists have used Feynman diagrams as a tool for calculating
scattering amplitudes that describe particle interactions for more
than six decades. Their broad utility was due initially in large
part to the seminal work of Freeman Dyson, Professor...