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Nima Arkani-Hamed is championing a campaign to build the world’s largest particle collider, even as he pursues a new vision of the laws of nature.
A 115-year effort to bridge the particle and fluid descriptions of nature has led mathematicians to an unexpected answer.
Researchers are on the trail of a mysterious connection between number theory, algebra and string theory.
A potent theory has emerged explaining a mysterious statistical law that arises throughout physics and mathematics.
Martin Hairer was named a 2014 Fields medalist for an epic masterpiece in stochastic analysis that colleagues say “created a whole world.”
A conversation with the mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson on quantum electrodynamics, climate change and his latest pet project.
Physicists have discovered a jewel-shaped geometric object that challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental constituents of nature.
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