Art for "A Proof About Where Symmetries Can’t Exist"

Success for Robert Zimmer is defined differently these days. As the president of the University of Chicago since 2006, he’s made headlines for landing nine-figure financial gifts and writing op-eds in defense of campus free speech. But before Zimmer was a university president he was a mathematician. And long after he left serious research behind, the research plan he set in motion is finally paying off.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-proof-about-where-symmetries-cant-exist-20181023/