80th Anniversary

In this talk, Danielle S. Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the School of Social Science, and Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, present arguments...

This lecture, presented by Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor in the School of Mathematics, was part of the Institute for Advanced Study’s celebration of its eightieth anniversary, and took place during the events related to the Schools of Mathematics...

In this lecture, John Milnor, Co-Director of the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Stony Brook University and a former member of the Faculty of the School of Mathematics at the Institute for...

John Milnor commented on D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form, first published in 1917, which studied how the shape of an organism changes as it grows and the way that shape changes in the...

The study of expander graphs has been a rapidly developing subject in discrete mathematics and computer science. Expander graphs are sparse graphs, meaning they have few edges, with strong connectivity properties. They have many applications,...

Quantum theory radically transforms our fundamental understanding of physical reality. It reveals that the world contains a hidden richness of structure that we have barely begun to control and exploit. According to quantum theory, what we...

This lecture, presented by Jean Bourgain, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics, was part of the Institute for Advanced Study’s celebration of its eightieth anniversary, and took place during the...