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Karen Uhlenbeck , Distinguished Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, will be awarded the 2020 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the American Mathematical Society. Uhlenbeck is recognized "for her long-lasting influence in geometric topology and analysis and for her mentorship...
Akshay Venkatesh, Robert and Luisa Fernholz Professor in the School of Mathematics, and a 2018 recipient of the Fields Medal, will deliver the public lecture “Primes and Knots” on October 25, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall. To register, please click here ...
Juan Maldacena speaks on stage in Wolfensohn Hall
On October 18, Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Buenos Aires. During the ceremony, Maldacena will give a lecture titled "Black Holes and Quantum Entanglement." The ceremony...
At the center of our galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors...