Merging Fields, Mathematicians Go the Distance On Old Problem

The change of plans came on a road trip. On a beautiful day last April, the mathematicians Rachel Greenfeld and Sarah Peluse set out from their home institution, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, heading to Rochester, New York, where both were scheduled to give talks the next day. They had been struggling for nearly two years with an important conjecture in harmonic...


文 » A