Andrew Wiles: Abel Prize 2016. Photo: Peter Badge

2016: Sir Andrew J. Wiles

University of Oxford, England
"for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic curves, opening a new era in number theory."


The Abel Prize award ceremony

Award ceremony and acceptance speech in the University of Oslo’s Ceremonial Hall.

The 2016 Abel Prize announcement

The 2016 Abel Prize was announced March 15 in The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

Live interview with Andrew Wiles

Abel Prize Laureate 2016 Sir Andrew J. Wiles is interviewed by Nadia Hasnaoui during the reception at Det Norske Teater, Oslo, 24 May 2016.

Andrew Wiles' Acceptance Speech

Acceptance Speech by Sir Andrew J. Wiles from the Abel Prize Award Ceremony 2016.

Sir Andrew Wiles - the Abel Prize Laureate of 2016

Short film about Andrew Wiles, made by Ekaterina Eremenko/ EEFilms.

The Abel Prize Interview 2016 with Andrew Wiles

Sir Andrew Wiles is interviewed by the two mathematicians Martin Raussen og Christian Skau.

Andrew Wiles: Fermat's Last theorem: abelian and non-abelian approaches

Sir Andrew Wiles' Abel Prize Lecture. Programme and summary available in the YouTube description.

Henri Darmon: Andrew Wiles' marvelous proof

Programme and summary available in the YouTube description.

Alex Bellos on Andrew Wiles and Fermat's last theorem

Popular presentation by Alex Bellos on Sir Andrew J. Wiles and on Fermat's last theorem.