### About

### Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations

### Not Even Wrong: The Book

### Categories

- Book Reviews (93)
- BRST (12)
- Experimental HEP News (148)
- Fake Physics (4)
- Favorite Old Posts (46)
- Langlands (25)
- Multiverse Mania (142)
- Not Even Wrong: The Book (27)
- Obituaries (18)
- Quantum Mechanics (9)
- Quantum Theory: The Book (6)
- Strings 2XXX (16)
- This Week's Hype (99)
- Uncategorized (1,152)

### Recent Comments

- Various and Sundry 8

Peter Woit, Peter Woit, Timothy, Shantanu, Peter Woit, a1 [...] - Muon g-2 Anomaly Gone? 52

cedric bardot, vmarko, Wyman, Dale, vmarko, Shantanu [...] - Quick Links 10

Paolo Bertozzini, Neel Krishnaswami, Anonymous, Philippe Mermod, Peter Woit, Paolo Bertozzini [...] - 15 Years of Multiverse Mania 27

Peter Woit, The Observer, Peter Woit, simplicio, S, Mitchell Porter [...] - Beyond Falsifiability 38

Jim Akerlund, Peter Woit, Mitchell Porter, Peter Woit, Alan, Peter Woit [...]

- Various and Sundry 8
### Archives

### Links

### Mathematics Weblogs

- Alex Youcis
- Alexandre Borovik
- Anton Hilado
- Cathy O'Neil
- Daniel Litt
- Danny Calegari
- David Hansen
- David Mumford
- Emmanuel Kowalski
- Harald Helfgott
- Jesse Johnson
- Johan deJong
- Lieven Le Bruyn
- Mathematics Without Apologies
- Michael Hutchings
- Motivic Stuff
- Noncommutative Geometry
- Pieter Belmans
- Qiaochu Yuan
- Quomodocumque
- Rigorous Trivialities
- Secret Blogging Seminar
- Terence Tao
- The n-Category Cafe
- Timothy Gowers

### Physics Weblogs

- Alexey Petrov
- AMVA4NewPhysics
- Andrew Jaffe
- Angry Physicist
- Capitalist Imperialist Pig
- Chad Orzel
- Charles Day
- Clifford Johnson
- Cormac O’Raifeartaigh
- Doug Natelson
- EPMG Blog
- Georg von Hippel
- Gordon Watts
- Jackson Clarke
- Jacques Distler
- Jennifer Ouellette
- Jim Baggott
- Joe Conlon
- John Horgan
- Kyle Cranmer
- Lubos Motl
- Makoto Sakurai
- Mark Goodsell
- Matt Strassler
- Matthew Buckley
- Michael Schmitt
- Norbert Bodendorfer
- Peter Orland
- Physics World
- Reimagine Physics
- Resonaances
- Robert Helling
- Ross McKenzie
- Sabine Hossenfelder
- Scott Aaronson
- Sesh Nadathur
- Shaun Hotchkiss
- Shores of the Dirac Sea
- Stacy McGaugh
- Steve Hsu
- Tommaso Dorigo

### Twitter

### Meta

# Category Archives: Langlands

## A Few Items

Just a few items: The Simons Foundation has announced a new Origins of the Universe initiative, which will fund efforts to “develop testable predictions about string theory, quantum gravity and a cosmological â€˜Big Bounce.’” I don’t think even all of … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands, Uncategorized
10 Comments

## Various Links

A grab-bag of unrelated topics and links: Continuing the subject of budget cuts from the last posting, I heard today that the NSA is not funding this year the grant program that the AMS has been running for it, called … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands, Multiverse Mania, Uncategorized
29 Comments

## Math Items

A few mathematics items: David Ben-Zvi’s overview talk about Representation Theory as Gauge Theory given last month at the Clay conference in Oxford that I attended is now available online, as slides and video. Other talks from the conference are … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands, Uncategorized
23 Comments

## Langlands Items

There’s an interesting development in the math-physics overlap, with a significant number of physicists getting interested in the theory of automorphic forms, often motivated by the problem of computing string scattering amplitudes. This has led to a group of them … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
8 Comments

## Lurie and Categorifying the Fourier Transform

Before I turn to the main topic of this posting, a lecture by Jacob Lurie, I’d like to point to something else involving him, a comment and posting at Mathematics Without Apologies, a blog you should be following anyway. On … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
12 Comments

## IPMU Conversation with Edward Witten

I recently heard from Hirosi Ooguri that a transcript of a long conversation with Witten held at the time of his Kyoto Prize award has just appeared in the Kavli IPMU Newsletter. It’s a truly fascinating document, giving some great … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
23 Comments

## Quick Links

Well worth reading is High Energy Colliding Beams; What Is Their Future, by Burton Richter. Richter is one of the pioneers of designing and building colliders, and he starts off by recounting some of the history. About proposals for a … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
21 Comments

## Mathematics Items

For an Oxford conference last week, Langlands contributed a one-hour video talk, filmed in his office. One hour was not enough, so hours two and three are also available, as well as a separate text, and some additional comments. The … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
23 Comments

## Quick Links

Just returned from a few days in Boston, will try and catch up here on various topics: This past week I was able to attend some of the talks at the conference in honor of David Vogan’s 60th birthday. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands, Multiverse Mania, Uncategorized
9 Comments

## Latest From Langlands

Robert Langlands will be speaking at Yale in a couple weeks at a day-long Mostowfest of lectures in honor of Dan Mostow. His title is “The search for a mathematically satisfying geometric theory of automorphic forms” and he has already … Continue reading

Posted in Langlands
2 Comments