Robbert Dijkgraaf , Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor, discusses the complex relationship between mathematics and physics with Brady Haran of Numberphile during the 2017 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C. Dijkgraaf examines the differences between the fields, their powerful connection fostered by the...
Adrian Hamers and Morgan MacLeod , both current Members in the School of Natural Sciences, have each been awarded inaugural International Astronomical Union prizes. The IAU prize recognizes outstanding scientific achievements in astronomy by Ph.D. students around the world. Hamers is honored...
Rashid Sunyaev , Visiting Professor in the School of Natural Sciences and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, has received the State Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Technology. Sunyaev receives this award jointly with Nikolay Shakura, Professor of Astrophysics...
June Huh, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, thought he had no talent for math until a chance meeting with a legendary mind, former Member and Fields Medalist Heisuke Hironaka . A decade later, his unorthodox approach to mathematical thinking has led to...