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**Great Thanks!**

Let me express my heartfelt thanks to the organizers of the Shanghai 2017 NCG-event as well as to each participant. Your presence and talks were the most wonderful gift showing so many lively facets of mathematics and physics displaying the vitality of NCG!...

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**DAVID**

It is with immense emotion and sorrow that we learnt the sudden death of David Goss. He was our dear friend, a joyful supporter of our field and a constant source of inspiration through his great work, of remarkable originality and depth, on function ...

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**Uffe Haagerup**

Uffe Haagerup was a wonderful man, with a perfect kindness and openness of mind, and a mathematician of incredible power and insight. His whole career is a succession of amazing achievements and of decisive and extremely influential contributions to the fi...

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**Daniel Kastler**

Daniel Kastler played for many many years a key role as a leading Mathematical Physicist in developing Algebraic Quantum Field Theory. He laid the foundations of the subject as the famous "Haag-Kastler" axioms in his joint paper with Rudolf Haag in 1964. He...

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**Two great losses**

It is with incommensurable sadness that we learned of the death of two great figures of the fields of operator algebras and mathematical physics. Daniel Kastler died on July 4-th in his house in Bandol. Uffe Haagerup died on July 5-th in a tragic accident w...

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**QUANTA OF GEOMETRY**

This is a short update on the post called "particles in quantum gravity", there were interesting comments and rather than answering them in the blog i just want to point to a long and detailed talk which I gave in the Hausdorff Institute in Bonn in December...

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