Natalie Wolchover, Senior Writer, Quanta Magazine; Karen Uhlenbeck, Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics IAS; Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus, School of Natural Sciences IAS
Physics and mathematics seem to be in a pre-established harmony, as
Gottfried Leibniz observed long ago. New ideas generated by
mathematical researchers have often proved to be essential to
physicists trying to discover the most basic laws of nature...