Luis Álvarez-Gaumé is director of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook, a leading theoretician in string theory, and a former member of CERN, which operates the famed particle accelerator. He's also a fan of "The Big Bang Theory."
Prof. Warren Sander co-authored this article that reports that annually, the United Nations releases the Human Development Index (HDI). The HDI is like a country’s report card. In a single number, it tells policymakers and citizens how well a country is doing. This year, Norway was at the top of the class, while Niger finished last.
Consolidating its position on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence research, the University officially launched the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation in an event held at Bloomberg headquarters in New York.
On average, the distance between Mars and Earth is about 140 million miles. But even that great distance is not too much to prevent a professor from helping scientists investigate signs of past life on the Red Planet.
Warren Sanderson’s research interests are in population-economic interactions, which include probabilistic population forecasting, measuring aging in ways that take life expectancy change into account, and the effects of education and other demographic changes on economic growth. He is also a senior research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria.