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Caltech Mourns the Passing of David B. Wales (1939–2023)

07/20/2023

## Caltech Mourns the Passing of David B. Wales (1939–2023)

Whitney Clavin

Caltech’s mathematics professor David Wales, who spent more than 50 years at the Institute, passed away on July 17.

Counting Curves

01/13/2023

## Counting Curves

Whitney Clavin

Professor of Mathematics Tony Yue Yu explains the mystery and power of the “non-Archimedean” world.

2022 Year in Review

12/19/2022

## 2022 Year in Review

As the end of 2022 quickly approaches, Caltech News looks back at our coverage of the research, discoveries, events, and experiences that shaped the Institute. Here are some highlights.

Pushing the Boundaries of Fluid Equations

11/22/2022

## Pushing the Boundaries of Fluid Equations

Ben Peltz

A new proof by Caltech researchers shines light onto one of mathematics' greatest mysteries.

Caltech Mathematicians Solve 19th Century Number Riddle

10/31/2022

## Caltech Mathematicians Solve 19th Century Number Riddle

Whitney Clavin

Alex Dunn and Maksym Radziwill finally prove “Patterson’s conjecture”

Mathematically Percolating

08/05/2022

## Mathematically Percolating

Whitney Clavin

Tom Hutchcroft explains why phase transitions in percolation models are so fascinating.

Writing in the Language of Math

08/01/2022

## Writing in the Language of Math

Whitney Clavin

From chalk to software code, mathematicians and scientists use a variety of methods to express equations and formulas, and they have different ideas about the meaning behind their numerical prose.

Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh

04/27/2022

## Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh

Andrew Moseman

Po-Shen Loh (BS ’04) thrives on interacting with people. Now he has created an app to keep them apart during a pandemic.

American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

03/24/2022

## American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

Whitney Clavin

New partnership will boost collaborations, outreach efforts, and more.

Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

02/07/2022

## Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

Whitney Clavin

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Richard Dean has passed away at the age of 97.