August 27, 2020
Quanta magazine profiles James Maynard who made a breakthrough that led to the little-known twenty-six-year-old's rapid ascent to the top of his field, analytic number theory. Maynard suspected that it might be possible to make progress on understanding prime gaps using a...
August 14, 2020
August 10, 2020
In this video produced by the Simons Founcation, Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director of the Institute for Advanced Study and Leon Levy Professor, discusses how artistic talent and synesthesia informed his approach to physics research and why progress depends on bridging the communications gap with non-scientists.