Beauty

In the Media

November 21, 2016
“Beauty is the torch you hold up in the belief that it will lead you to truth in the end," said Sir Michael Atiyah , former Professor in the School of Mathematics. With E=mc 2 , Albert Einstein built a bridge between...
John Nash
When John Nash , Member in the School of Mathematics on several occasions, was killed in a car accident in May 2015, he was in the final stages of coediting a book on unsolved mathematical problems with Michael Th. R...
Cedric Villani
Hidden truths permeate our world; they’re inaccessible to our senses, but math allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In this TED Talk about mathematical breakthroughs, Cédric Villani , Fields Medalist and Member (2009) in the School of Mathematics speaks...
Video of Beyond Beauty: The Predictive Power of Symmetry now available at https://youtu.be/OFOHrCbttWE Beyond Beauty: The Predictive Power of Symmetry Moderator: John Hockenberry Participants: Robbert Dijkgraaf, David Gross, Alan Lightman, and Maria Sporopulu Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. From...