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Akshay Venkatesh: A Number Theorist Who Bridges Math and Time
Akshay Venkatesh on his mathematical working style, which took him many years to discover.
Constantinos Daskalakis: A Poet of Computation Who Uncovers Distant Truths
Caucher Birkar: An Innovator Who Brings Order to an Infinitude of Equations
Alessio Figalli: A Traveler Who Finds Stability in the Natural World
Subhash Khot: A Grand Vision for the Impossible
In Noisy Equations, One Who Heard Music
A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces
A Brazilian Wunderkind Who Calms Chaos
Manjul Bhargava: The Musical, Magical Number Theorist
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How to Build a Telescope to See the Early Universe
Cynthia Chiang describes the experiments she hopes will illuminate the early universe.
When Computers Write Proofs, What’s the Point of Mathematicians?
Andrew Granville muses on how artificial intelligence could profoundly change math.
Can a New Law of Physics Explain a Black Hole Paradox?
Leonard Susskind and collaborators set out to understand why black hole interiors grow forever. They ended up proposing a new law of physics.