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An Inside View of IAS

Published 2016

An Inside View of the Institute for Advanced Study

"There's so much we don't know about the world. We don't actually understand how physics works. We don't actually understand how biology works. We are a little confused about math and computer science in terms of the things that will happen in the future. The Institute is at the center of that conversation."––IAS Trustee Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet Inc.

IAS produced this short film about its multifacted community of scholars to capture the passion and enthusiasm on campus and reflect firsthand how the IAS environment supports and influences researchers' work. The film bridges the Institute’s history with the present day, conveying the timelessness and necessity of supporting curiosity-driven research in the sciences and humanities.