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Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)
10/02/2018

Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.
Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg
Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved
08/23/2018

Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

Whitney Clavin
Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.
Spiros Michalakis
Modeling Renewable Energy
06/21/2018

Modeling Renewable Energy

Robert Perkins
Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.
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Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017
11/27/2017

Joel (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.
Franklin
Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize
10/20/2017

Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.
Barry Simon
The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube
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.
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Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart
10/28/2016

Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart

Robert Perkins
New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.
Andrew Stuart
Quantum MOOC
09/29/2016

Quantum MOOC

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.
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Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon
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.
Math and Physics Professors Named Simons Investigators
07/07/2016

Math and Physics Professors Named Simons Investigators

Lorinda Dajose
Anton Kapustin and Vladimir Markovic will each be awarded $100,000 annually for five years as part of the fellowship.
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