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Sir Michael Atiyah , a former Professor and Member at the Institute for Advanced Study, passed away on the morning of January 11, at the age of 89. As one of the world’s most revered mathematicians, Atiyah produced work that has served as an...
Scientists are working to decipher and harness the power of quantum mechanics, but the strange nature of entanglement and other quantum phenomena continues to confound researchers, posing new and mystifying questions. On January 9, 2019, PBS aired “Einstein’s Quantum Riddle,” now available online, featuring Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf , who provides audiences with a deeper understanding of nature’s quantum language.
Jean Bourgain, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics, revered for the exceptional range, depth, and power of his mathematical work, passed away in Bonheiden, Belgium, on December 22, at the age of 64. Bourgain joined the Institute's School of Mathematics as a...