Of all the bizarre facets of quantum theory, few seem stranger than those captured by Erwin Schrödinger’s famous fable about the cat that is neither alive nor dead. It describes a cat locked inside a windowless box, along with some radioactive material. If the radioactive...
Sergio Verdú, Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, will a deliver a public lecture, “Claude E. Shannon,” on Wednesday , November 16 , which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus...
James D. Wolfensohn , Chair Emeritus of the Institute’s Board of Trustees and its longest-serving Chair from 1986–2007, will receive the National Committee on American Foreign Policy’s (NCAFP) George F. Kennan Award for Public Service for his outstanding accomplishments. The award will be presented...
The reconstructed St. John Altarpiece by Francescuccio Ghissi.
Ingrid Daubechies , former Member (1999) in the School of Mathematics, shows how new mathematical techniques can be used to revitalize a 650-year-old work of art.