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A Community of Scholars

For more than eighty years, scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study have sought to understand the complexities of the physical world and of humanity, prompting advances in science and society. Access a listing of the Institute’s community of scholars from our founding to today and learn more about some noted figures in IAS history.

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Yitang Zhang, Photo by Amy Ramsey

IAS Letter Articles

Curiosity and persistence by unknown mathematician leads to fundamental breakthrough. Read about former Member (2014) Yitang Zhang's spectacular mathematical journey. 

 

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Video Lectures

Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University and former Foreign Minister of Australia, posits whether it is possible to end, once and for all, genocide and other major crimes against humanity occurring behind sovereign state walls.

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