Abel prize

Find out more about one of the highest honours in maths.

This year's Abel Prize goes to the "true virtuoso" Dennis Sullivan.

László Lovász has won one half of the Abel Prize 2021 for fundamental contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete maths.

You are faced with a difficult problem, it is not easily solved. How do you feel? Well, if you are Avi Wigderson, one of the winners of the 2021 Abel Prize, you are very happy!

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis.

Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck has been awarded the Abel Prize 2019!

Robert Langlands wins for his "visionary program".

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to Yves Meyer for the development of an incredibly powerful mathematical tool.

We were very excited to meet Andrew Wiles this summer! In this interview and videos he tells us what it was like to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, and what it feels like to do maths.

One of the greatest honours in maths has been awarded for the proof of Fermat's last theorem.

This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.

Why doing maths is like being Lewis Carroll's Red Queen and how to keep going beyond the formidable age of 84.

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