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El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
... in a lot more detail. To monitor El Niño they use the TAO/TRITON array of buoys that was placed in the tropical Pacific in the ...
Marianne  6 Jun 2016  15:39  4 comments

Carnival of Mathematics #117
... a real treat, why not spend a long lunch hour watching Terry Tao's talk The Cosmic Distance Ladder . This forms part of one of Mike ... and the radius of the Moon's orbit were measured, and how Tao's lecture was an incredible opportunity to show some fun and exciting maths ...
Rachel  29 Oct 2015  15:01  1 comment

From 70 million to just 600...
... mathematicians had reduced the gap to 60 million. Terry Tao (who was awarded the Fields medal in 2006 for work that included a ... "At times, the bound was going down every thirty minutes," Tao told Wired Magazine . But June the gap was down to 50,000 (as ...
Rachel  4 Aug 2015  14:37  1 comment

Twins move within reach
... of under 5 million was announced in early June, Terrence Tao , whose work on prime numbers helped to earn him the acclaimed Fields ...
Marianne  4 Aug 2015  14:36  0 comments

Find the gap
... Zhang's result caught the attention of Terence Tao , one of the world's best mathematicians, who decided to make it subject ...
Marianne  5 May 2015  17:27  0 comments

Breakthrough maths live!
... Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terry Tao and Richard Taylor each received £1.8m. That's more than the £930,000 ... filmed for you to watch. We especially recommend Terence Tao's talk on collaboration in maths (mathematicians seem to be getting more ...
Marianne  15 Dec 2014  14:28  0 comments

Millions for maths
... Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terry Tao and Richard Taylor will each receive £1.8m. That's more than the £930,000 ... You may have come across Richard Taylor and Terence Tao on Plus before: Taylor (among other things) helped Andrew Wiles ...
Marianne  25 Jun 2014  10:17  1 comment

Easy as 1, 2, 3?
... In 2006 the Australian mathematician Terence Tao was awarded the Fields medal, one of the highest honours in maths, partly ... Together with the British mathematician Ben Green Tao proved that the answer is yes. In fact, the primes contain arithmetic ...
Marianne  20 May 2014  12:12  0 comments

Prime time news!
... research. Just a few years ago Ben Green and Terence Tao proved the significant result that you can find arbitrarily long ...
Rachel  16 Jul 2013  10:41  2 comments

The Abel Prize 2012
... consequences within mathematics. It was used by Terence Tao and Ben Green to prove that the list of primes contains arithmetic progressions of any length. In 2006 Tao won the Fields Medal , another high honour in mathematics, for a body of ...
Marianne  12 Dec 2012  11:31  4 comments