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Hillel Furstenberg: Abel Prize winner 2020. Photo: Yosef Adest/Hebrew University

2020: Hillel Furstenberg

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
“for pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics.”
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Gregory Margulis:  Abel Prize winner 2020. Photo: Dan Rezetti/Yale University

2020: Gregory Margulis

Yale University, USA
“for pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics.”

Videos

The Abel Prize award ceremony

Due to Covid-19, both the 2020 Laureates, Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis and the 2021 Laureates, László Lovász and Avi Wigderson was honoured together in this online award ceremony.

The Abel Prize interview with Hillel Furstenberg

Hillel Furstenberg interviewed by the two mathematicians Christian Skau and Bjørn Ian Dundas.

The Abel lectures

Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis' laureate lectures. Programme and summary available in the YouTube description.

Congratulations from the Norwegian Prime Minister and the Minister of Research

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Research and Higher Education Henrik Asheim.

The Abel Prize announcement

The Abel Prize is announced by the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

Gregory Margulis: Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy and homogeneous dynamics

As part of the Abel lectures in 2014 in honour of Abel laureate Yakov G. Sinai, Gregory Margulis gave this lecture. Programme and summary available in the YouTube description.

Get to know Hillel Furstenberg

A short film made by Hebrew University.

The Abel Prize interview with Gregory Margulis

Gregory Margulis interviewed by the two mathematicians Christian Skau and Bjørn Ian Dundas.

Short interviews with Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis

Alex Bellos, author and broadcaster, interviews Furstenberg and Margulis; a clip from the Abel Prize announcement.

Popular presentation of the Prize Winners work

A short presentation by author and broadcaster Alex Bellos; a clip from the Abel Prize announcement.

Hillel Furstenberg learns that he has won the Abel Prize

Witness the moment when Hillel Furstenberg gets the call that he is the winner of the 2020 Abel Prize.

HLF Portraits: Grigori Margulis

The interview was made by The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation in 2017.

The Abel reception

Due to Covid-19, both the 2020 Laureates, Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis and the 2021 Laureates, László Lovász and Avi Wigderson was honoured together in this online reception. The reception contains speeches, greetings, music and interviews with the Laureates.