Monthly Archives: August 2020

Harvard hires three new mathematics professors

Harvard has hired three new professors in the Mathematics Department:  Laura DeMarco, Mihnea Popa, and Melanie Matchett Wood.  Their appointments began in July.  There are now three women who are tenured, full professors in the department.  Lauren Williams joined the … Continue reading

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Roger Penrose on Numberphile

  UPDATE [6 October 2020]:  Roger Penrose is one of the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics.  Congratulations! Numberphile has posted an audio interview with Roger Penrose on their YouTube channel Numberphile2.  You can also access it as … Continue reading

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