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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...
Ann McGrath , Member (2013–14) in the School of Social Science, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). McGrath was recognized for significant service to the social sciences as an academic and researcher in the field of Indigenous history, and...
Much remains uncertain about how black holes reach supermassive girth and influence the universe around them. As such, astronomers want to analyze intermediate-mass black holes of about 100 to 10,000 solar masses that they expect would serve as the middle stages between stellar-mass and supermassive...
Grand ideas have a way of turning up in unusual settings, far from an office or a chalkboard. Months ago, Quanta Magazine set out to photograph some of the world’s most accomplished scientists and mathematicians, including Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg...