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23 May 2019

‘THE UNIVERSE SPEAKS IN NUMBERS’ – INTERVIEW 7

ROGER PENROSE

Sir Roger Penrose, a hybrid mathematician-cosmologist, is one of the most accomplished scientific thinkers of the past fifty years. In this compelling interview with Graham, Penrose describes some of the key events of his remarkable career.

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16 May 2019

‘THE UNIVERSE SPEAKS IN NUMBERS’ – INTERVIEW 1 continued

NIMA ARKANI-HAMED

This is the second part of Graham’s interview with Nima Arkani-Hamed, recorded at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Here, Nima is in brilliant form as he recalls how he fell in love with scattering amplitudes – aptly described by the theoretician Lance Dixon as ‘the most perfect microscopic structures in the known universe.’

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09 May 2019

‘THE UNIVERSE SPEAKS IN NUMBERS’ – INTERVIEW 6

MICHAEL GREEN

Michael Green is one of the pioneers of the string framework. In collaboration with the Caltech theorist John Schwarz, he made a crucial breakthrough that led in 1984 to the what became known as the First String Revolution.

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02 May 2019

‘THE UNIVERSE SPEAKS IN NUMBERS’ – INTERVIEW 5

EDWARD WITTEN

Edward Witten is widely regarded as the pre-eminent theoretical physicist of the past four decades. Based at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, he has made dozens of path-breaking contributions to both physics and mathematics.

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Witten at Lunch

Witten at lunch 15 March 2019