"The whole point about science is that anything important always comes as a surprise," says Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, in an interview with the Arik Korman Show. Hear more from Dyson on breakthroughs, legends,...
Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute, has been awarded a 2018 Fields Medal for his “profound contributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in mathematics.” Quanta 's Erica Klarreich writes: “Most mathematicians struggle to...
“He truly is a universal mathematician,” said mathematician Jordan Ellenberg of Akshay Venkatesh , 2018 Fields medalist and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute's School of Mathematics. “His work has gone in a lot of different directions.” Read more about the 2018...
Michael Kazin , Member in the School of Social Science, examines the shortcomings of Jimmy Carter's single-term presidency, writing: “Once Carter moved into the White House, the erstwhile nuclear engineer and peanut producer proved to be an absolutely wretched politician. His campaign had promised...