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  • Blog Post: Conjecture Proof Leads to Pólya Prize

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies It was almost a year ago, in this space , that you might have learned the astounding news that a team of two researchers from Yale University and one from Microsoft Research had announced a proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half...
  • Blog Post: Indian Researcher Helps Prove Math Conjecture from the 1950s

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies On June 18, Adam Marcus and Daniel A. Spielman of Yale University, along with Nikhil Srivastava of Microsoft Research India , announced a proof of the Kadison-Singer conjecture, a question about the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. Ten days...
  • Blog Post: New Theory Blog Sets Sail

    Posted by Rob Knies As “news” increasingly has morphed into “conversation” over the past decade, the blog has become one of the pre-eminent platforms fostering that discussion. It’s undeniably true, whether you’re examining political dynamics in Syria, college...