David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.
Filming for this video by Petr Stepanek. Editing and motion graphics by Ryan Griffin. Music by Kai Engel.
Video produced by the Simons Foundation, with the cooperation of the International Mathematical Union.
Subhash Khot’s bold conjecture is helping mathematicians explore the precise limits of computation.
Experts say Martin Hairer’s epic masterpiece in stochastic analysis “created a whole world.”
Maryam Mirzakhani’s monumental work draws deep connections between topology, geometry and dynamical systems.
Artur Avila’s solutions to ubiquitous problems in chaos theory have earned him Brazil’s first Fields Medal.
The search for artistic truth and beauty has led Manjul Bhargava to some of the most profound recent discoveries in number theory.
Cinematography by Ben Henretig of Micro-Documentaries. Editing by Aaron Biscombe. Music by Dexter Britain.
A conversation with the mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson on quantum electrodynamics, climate change and his latest pet project.
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