David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.

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MIT cosmologist Alan Guth, 67, discusses why two-headed cows are an important problem in an infinite multiverse.

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.

A conversation with the mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson on quantum electrodynamics, climate change and his latest pet project.

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