Mathematician has been a member of the faculty since 1980 and department head since 2004.
The paper edition of MIT Tech Talk reprinted an article, "The Nature of Evidence," by Boyce Rensberger, director of MIT's Knight Science Journalism Fellowships Program, that originally appeared in Science as part of its "Essays on Science and Society" series. Reprinted with permission from Science, volume 289, number 5476, issue of 7 July 2000, pp. 61. ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½2000 American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 6, 2000.