Behind a Huge Math Prize, a Push for Breakthroughs By Linking Up Multiple Fields

Behind a Huge Math Prize, a Push for Breakthroughs By Linking Up Multiple Fields

Simons’ Math+X investigator program is all about collaboration between high-level mathematics and other fields. The 2016 awardee’s ideas have impacted photo sharing, spotting phony art, even fossil hunting.

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Two Edgy Funders Team Up in a Unique Bid to Explore the Origins of the Universe

Two Edgy Funders Team Up in a Unique Bid to Explore the Origins of the Universe

The hunt for subatomic particles can require massive facilities. But $3 million in funding from two foundations will back a lab-sized, highly sensitive instrument to explore secrets of matter and antimatter. 

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