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Abel prize 2023 to Luis A. Caffarelli

The Abel Committee has awarded Luis A. Caffarelli the 2023 Abel Prize for his seminal contributions to the study of nonlinear partial differential equations.

New breakthrough about Ramsey numbers?

In a seminar talk in Cambridge this week, Julian Sahasrabudhe announced that he, together with his colleagues Marcelo Campos, Simon Griffiths and Rob Morris, had obtained an exponential improvement to the upper bound for Ramsey's theorem.

Some thoughts on ChatGPT

I was very excited and interested when I heard some months ago about ChatGPT and what it can do. Both as a mathematician and as a teacher I was very curious about the responses it would give to my questions.

Let me tell you a story from my teaching

On Wednesday I was teaching an exercise class on graph theory. There was this one exercise that was troubling me for a couple of days, I couldn't solve it and it was frustrating.

Writing with Analytic Storytelling

Together with Arnaud Bom from Analytic Storytelling, we decided to promote some of the articles on the Network Pages because of the creative writing techniques the authors used. We want to share these writing tips with you so that you can apply them in your writings!

Her Maths Story

There are so many interesting and inspiring initiatives trying to show how rich and beautiful the world of science is!

Delegated and Distributed Quantum Computation

During the last decades, many resources have been invested in quantum computing. This research field has grown immensely and amazing results have been obtained. The plans for the future are highly ambitious, but at the same time, there are serious questions that need to be addressed.

Evening of the Abel prize - after a good night sleep

This year the work of the Israeli computer scientist Avi Wigderson and the Hungarian mathematician László Lovász was in the spotlight. On the website of the Academy we read: "They received the prize in 2021 for their foundational contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics, and their leading role in shaping them into central fields of modern mathematics."