In 2012, Ahmed Almheiri,
current Member in the School of Natural Sciences, coauthored a
paper that confounded theoretical physicists, sparked attention
from the New York Times to Scientific American,
and prompted the organization of workshops and...
In 1935, Albert Einstein and collaborators wrote two papers at
the Institute for Advanced Study. One was on quantum mechanics 
and the other was on black holes . The paper on quantum
mechanics is very famous and influential. It pointed out a...
In the two years I spent at the Institute, 1957–59, I had
the opportunity of meeting two of the founders of the quantum
theory—Niels Bohr and Paul Dirac. In the case of Bohr,
perhaps “meeting” overstates the case. He was a
Member in the spring of...