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In this video, Edward Witten , Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics Laureate (2012) and Charles Simonyi Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, discusses string theory and the need in physics to reconcile quantum theory, used for small things like atoms and subatomic particles,...

February 21, 2017

In this video from the 2017 Breakthrough Prize Symposium, Jean Bourgain , IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics and 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics Laureate, discusses unity in mathematics through an explanation of the progress made in the fields of differential...

December 08, 2016

December 04, 2016

**Jean Bourgain ,**IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics , has received the

**2017 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics**, for “multiple transformative contributions to analysis, combinatorics, partial differential equations, high-dimensional geometry, and number theory.” A member of the Institute...

December 04, 2016

The biggest prize payday in science came around again Sunday evening when the Breakthrough Foundation handed out more than $25 million in its annual prizes to more than a thousand physicists, life scientists and mathematicians. Jean Bourgain , IBM von Neumann Professor in...