Books

Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf is a contributor to two math and science anthologies, each produced by Quanta Magazine and published by MIT Press . The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math...
Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, spoke with physicist and author Lisa Randall at the New York Public Library on April 10, 2018, about his new book Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018), a personal...
Kai Bird of the New York Times reviews Professor Emeritus Freeman Dyson 's Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018), writing: "He knew Albert Einstein , Richard Feynman, Julian Schwinger and, well, just about anyone worth knowing in the...
Ann Finkbeiner of Nature reviews Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018) by Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, writing: “Dyson notices everything. He describes Americans’ friendliness as a result of their inattention to the...
Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, will recall his life story and recount many of the major advances in twentieth-century science in a discussion of his new autobiography Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018), at 6:00 p.m...
Professor Emeritus Freeman Dyson will speak with physicist and author Lisa Randall about his new autobiography Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018), at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 at the New York Public Library. The volume of his letters to...
Foreign Affair 's G. John Ikenberry reviews Professor Emeritus Jonathan Israel 's The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775–1848, writing, "This book’s wide-angle account of the nineteenth-century spread of revolutionary democratic ideals makes it impossible to see the American founding...
Joan Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, and Peter Coviello , Member in the School, will discuss how secularism has been used to justify the subordination of women at 6:00 p.m. on December 7 at Labyrinth Books ...
Norman Birnbaum , Member (1975–76) in the School of Social Science and University Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University Law, has been awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Birnbaum's cultural and political memoir, ...