Paul Dirac

Scientists look around the universe and see amazing structure. There are objects and processes of fantastic complexity. Every action in our universe follows exact laws of nature that are perfectly expressed in a mathematical language. These laws of nature appear fine-tuned to bring about life,...

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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...
Three computer scientists, Nikhil Srivastava , former Visitor in the School of Mathematics; Adam Marcus , former von Neumann Fellow in the School; and Daniel Spielman have solved a longstanding problem initially posed by former Institute Members Richard V. Kadison and...