Includes a variety of articles by Faculty and Members exploring human rights issues in China, the black hole firewall paradox, Syriac literature, the carceral condition, monotheism, Christianity and Islam in early modern Spain, genetics and identity, mirror symmetry, liquid crystals, and American foreign policy.
To outsiders, the contentiousness, divisiveness, and downright
un-neighborliness evident in the small Spanish town of Deza by the
autumn of 1607 might well have seemed a tempest in a teapot. Those
living in the newer Upper Neighborhood had been...
Vladimir Voevodsky, a truly
extraordinary and original mathematician who made remarkable
advances in algebraic geometry, and whose most recent work
concerned rewriting the foundations of mathematics to make them
suitable for computer proof...
The IAS/Park City
Mathematics Institute (PCMI), an Institute for Advanced Study
outreach program of professional development for the entire
mathematics community, has received a $1.25 million gift from a
private foundation. This grant, which is a...
A $2 million donation from Eric and Wendy Schmidt will support
the launch of the Program in Theoretical Machine Learning in the
Institute for Advanced Study’s School of Mathematics. Eric Schmidt
is the Executive Chairman of Google; Wendy Schmidt is...