# News tagged with 'mathematics' Subscribe via RSS

10/17/2018

## Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.

10/02/2018

## Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg

Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.

08/23/2018

## Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Whitney Clavin

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.

06/21/2018

## New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids

Robert Perkins

Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.

11/27/2017

## J. N. Franklin, 1930-2017

Robert Perkins

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.

10/20/2017

## Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

Lori Dajose

Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

12/16/2016

## The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

Jon Nalick

The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.

10/28/2016

## Practical Mathematics: An Interview with Andrew Stuart

Robert Perkins

New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.

09/29/2016

## Caltech Offers Open Online Course on Quantum Cryptography

Robert Perkins

Thousands of students enroll in an online course to study how the laws of quantum mechanics can be used to create secure communications.

08/10/2016

## Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

Whitney Clavin

A special math conference is being held this month in honor of Barry Simon's 70th birthday.