Juan Maldacena

Daniel Freedman , former Member (1967–68, 73–74, 86–87) in the School of Natural Sciences, along with collaborators Sergio Ferrara and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen were announced today as the recipients of the 2019 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for the invention of supergravity—a...
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Writing for Quanta Magazine , previous Director's Visitor K.C. Cole presents a historical overview of the idea of symmetry, highlighting the research of Albert Einstein , Emmy Noether , Carl P. Feinberg Professor Juan Maldacena , and Charles Simonyi Professor...
Juan Maldacena, Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will be the first recipient of the Galileo Galilei Medal, established by the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) in collaboration with the Galileo Galilei Institute. The award recognizes Maldacena for “his pioneering...
Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will deliver the Abdus Salam Distinguished Lectures on January 28, 29, and 30, 2019 at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. The lecture series is an annual presentation...
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On November 19, 2018, Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, was presented the Lorentz Medal by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Following the presentation of the medal, Maldacena sat down with Institute Director and...
On November 21, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. EST, Carl P. Feinberg Professor Juan Maldacena will give a colloquium, "Wormholes and Entangled States," as part of the 2018 Colloquium Ehrenfestii series, hosted by the Lorentz Institute of Leiden University. Click here for...
Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas. The prize recognizes Maldacena’s 1997 theoretical discovery of a deep...
Approximately 166 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from 76 different institutions, representing 21 countries, will participate in “From Qubits to Spacetime,” the theme of Prospects in Theoretical Physics (PiTP) 2018, an intensive two-week summer program of the Institute for Advanced Study to be held July...
The Strings 2018 conference, which convened international experts and researchers to discuss string theory, took place from June 25–29, 2018, in Okinawa, Japan. The annual international Strings conferences, which have been held every year since 1995, are focal points in the field, with scientists from...
"My goal is that by understanding the interior of the black hole we understand the universe to be like a cosmology: because the interior of the black hole is like a collapsing universe and by understanding that, we can perhaps be able to understand the...
Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, is the recipient of the 2018 Albert Einstein Medal, awarded annually by the Albert Einstein Society in Bern to honor individuals for outstanding scientific findings related to Einstein. Maldacena is recognized...
Philip Perry of Big Think asks, "What's our position in the universe?" Referencing the work of Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, and former Members in the School Daniel Louis Jafferis , Leonard Susskind...