Prospects in Theoretical Physics

The worlds of theoretical physics and biology will soon collide during Prospects in Theoretical Physics (PiTP) on the Institute for Advanced Study campus. The IAS program will welcome dozens of acclaimed experts from around the world, including those specializing in DNA structure and...
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...
John ZuHone of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observator, gives a lecture at the 2016 Prospects in Theoretical Physics Program. Photo by Andrea Kane.
The 2017 Prospects in Theoretical Physics program will celebrate its sixteenth year by convening more than 130 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from around the world at the Institute for Advanced Study from July 17 to 28 to explore “Particle Physics at the LHC and...
Nathan Seiberg at 2015 PITP
The fifteenth annual Prospects in Theoretical Physics program will convene more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from around the world at the Institute for Advanced Study from July 18 to 29 to explore “ Computational Plasma Astrophysics .” The 2016 Prospects in Theoretical Physics program is cosponsored by the Institute, the Max Planck Princeton Center for Fusion and Astro Plasma Physics (MPCC), and the Black Hole Accretion Theory and Computation Network (the Horizon collaboration).