May 20, 2019

March 28, 2019

"When I’m working on a problem I usually sit down and think through what I know, and make notes and try out a few estimates, do some inequalities. Maybe I go look up a reference. And then I probably get stuck and go on to...

*New York Times*reports on the 2019 Abel Prize awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck , current Visitor and former Member and Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, writing: "One of Dr. Uhlenbeck’s advances in essence described the complex shapes of...

November 16, 2018

May 22, 2018

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 newspaper

*Aftenposten*, "Mathematics is a science...
May 22, 2018

March 20, 2018

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 theory, and analysis, the Norwegian Academy of Science and...