Fields Medalists Announced
The 5 field medalists were just announced, including the first female medalist! The Simons Foundation did a great series of articles and videos on each of them and their contributions. They do a good job keeping it at a level where you think you might maybe understand one day.
- Artur Avila - A Brazilian Wunderkind Who Calms Chaos [link]
- Manjul Bhargava - The Musical, Magical Number Theorist [link]
- Martin Hairer - In Noisy Equations, One Who Heard Music [link]
- Maryam Mirzakhani - A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces [link]
- Subhash Khott - A Grand Vision for the Impossible [link]
Update: The Guardian published a great article explaining the work of each recipient! [link]