The Carl P. Feinberg Cross-Disciplinary Program in Innovation at
the Institute for Advanced Study will unite today’s boldest
ideas in physics, mathematics, and beyond to unlock new and
fascinating truths about the natural world. Endowed in...
The World of Thinking will make its U.S. premiere on Sunday,
October 18, 2020 during the thirteenth annual Imagine Science Film
Festival, presented by Pioneer Works. After the screening, IAS
Professor Nima Arkani-Hamed,
who stars in the film, joins...
“Paleontologists infer the existence of dinosaurs to give
a rational accounting of strange patterns of bones,” said
Nima Arkani-Hamed, a physicist
and cosmologist at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton,
New Jersey. “We look at patterns in...
"The world has all kinds of long-term problems, some of which
might seem impossible to solve. So it’s important to have a
group of people who, over centuries, give a concrete template for
how to go about grappling with and ultimately conquering...
Writing for Nautilus,George Musser, Director's Visitor and
Scientific American contributing editor, highlights
current work by Andrew
Strominger, Member (1982–1987) in the School of Natural
Sciences. Strominger and colleagues are investigating how...
Writing for the New Yorker, Director's Visitor (2017)
discusses the puzzles and paradoxes of contemporary science that
point to "the need to reformulate the theories of modern physics in
a new mathematical language," highlighting...