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20 June 2019

‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ – Interview 11

GREG MOORE

Physics and mathematics seem to be in ‘pre-established harmony’, a phrase that has long been popular with physicists and mathematicians working at the subjects’ interface. Greg Moore, based at Rutgers University, has discovered many surprising new relationships between quantum field theories and the string framework and concepts in contemporary mathematics.

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13 June 2019

‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ – Interview 10

FREEMAN DYSON

Freeman Dyson talking about his being both a theoretical physicist and a mathematician, the troubled relationship between mathematics and physics in his youth, the impressive physicist he knew (no, it’s not Feynman) and string theory.

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Freman Dyson sitting in his office

11 June 2019

The Universe speaks in Princeton and Harvard

Published in North America on 28 May, The Universe Speaks in Numbers was launched twice – at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and at Harvard University. The two events were quite different but equally successful.

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06 June 2019

‘The Universe Speaks in Numbers’ – Interview 9

MICHELA MASSIMI

What do philosophers of physics do, and what light might they shed on the work of today’s physicists and astronomers? Michela Massimi, a distinguished philosopher of science at the University of Edinburgh, discusses these and other matters with Graham in this lively interview.

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