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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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C. S. Wang Chang at IAS

IAS Letter Articles

Historian Danian Hu examines the dominating American influence, and the significant role of IAS, on Chinese physicists in the early twentieth century.


Video Lectures

Videos of talks from the General Relativity at 100 celebration—exploring numerical relativity, cosmology, black holes, gravitational waves, quantum gravity, and more—are now online.