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Phil Anderson: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ podcast

Phil Anderson was one of the most creative theoretical physicists of the past century. A specialist in the science of solids, he made influential contributions to our understanding of magnetism, discovered the important phenomenon of Anderson localisation (the absence of diffusion waves in disordered media).

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Remembering Freeman

In the past fifteen years, I had dozens of lunches with Freeman and I can remember every single one of them. They were so entertaining, and such an education, that I made notes about each of them. He was always quiet- spoken, direct and – unlike most scientific celebrities of his stature – as content to listen as to talk.
 

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Freeman Dyson in his office, 11 June 2019
Martin Rees: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ podcast

Martin Rees, a former President of the Royal Society, is one of the most accomplished cosmologists of the past half-century. ….

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Karen Uhlenbeck: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ Podcast

Karen Uhlenbeck, one of the most accomplished mathematicians of the past fifty years, belatedly won the Abel Prize in 2019. …..

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Steven Weinberg: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ podcast

Steven Weinberg is perhaps the world’s most accomplished physicist. In dozens of brilliant contributions, he has shed light on all four fundamental forces of nature and is also a brilliant commentator on physics and its place in culture. …

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Zohar Komargodski: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ podcast

Based at the Simons Center at Stony Brook, Zohar Komargodski is one of the most brilliant young theoretical physicists. ….

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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Zohar Komargodski – Professor (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics), Ph.D., Weizmann Institute was awarded the 2018 Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences

Simon Donaldson: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ podcast

Sir Simon Donaldson is one of the most accomplished mathematicians of the past fifty years. He did made some of his most influential research when he was developing gauge theories, ….

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Douglas Stanford and Pedro Vieira: ‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ interviews

Douglas Stanford and Pedro Vieira are two of the most brilliant young theoretical physicists, both seeking to understand nature at its finest level.


Douglas Stanford


Pedro Vieira

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The authorised biography of Stephen Hawking

Graham’s next book will be the authorised biography of Stephen Hawking, publisher John Murray announced today.

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‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ Álvarez-Gaumé podcast

LUIS ÁLVAREZ-GAUMÉ

Fundamental physics and pure mathematics have never been so closely intertwined. Over the past few decades, some of the world’s leading theoretical physicists and mathematicians explored these connections at the Simons Center at Stony Brook University. …

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