Dan Ariely , Member and Visitor in the School of Social Science, explores strategies for boosting turnout on Election Day.
The InterAcademy Partnership–the global network of national science, medical and engineering academies–launched a new three-year project on scientific advice for global policymaking. Conducted in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study and sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York, the project will explore how to...
A recently discovered ultra-faint dwarf galaxy is sending astronomers clues about the makeup of dark matter in the neighborhood of the Milky Way. It is one more clue that a type of stellar object called massive compact halo objects (MACHOs) are probably not the dominant...
A rehearsal for David Lang’s “the public domain” in the gymnasium of Baruch College in Manhattan. The work received its premiere on Saturday at Lincoln Center.
The New York Times explores the preparation and inspiration behind Artist-in-Residence David Lang's new piece, "the public domain." With 1,000 singers and 25 conductors taking part in the choral piece, Lang adds that the work explores what people gain by coming together. “That...