The 2018 Abel Prize announcement

The broadcast started at 11:00 GMT/UTC  (12:00 Norwegian Time), March 20. Produced by: Jo Vestly Produksjoner

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted announced the winner of the Abel Prize for 2018 at the Academy on March 20. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the Abel Committee's recommendation. The chair of the Abel Committee, John Rognes, gave the reasons for the awarding of the prize. Writer and broadcaster, Alex Bellos, gave a popular science presentation of the prize winner’s work. The illustrations in Alex Bellos' presentation of Robert Langlands' work at the Abel Prize announcement were made by Edmund Harriss, University of Arkansas.

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