The exhibition SPOLIA – 22 Transcripts is on view at the Institute for Advanced Study’s Historical Studies – Social Science Library from May 4 to December 10. “Spolia” are recycled stones—building blocks, reliefs, tombstones, etc.—removed from their original context to be re-used in a different...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Dutch astronomer and chemist Ewine Fleur van Dishoeck to its Board of Trustees, effective May 5, 2018. Van Dishoeck is Professor of Molecular Astrophysics at the University of Leiden, External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for...
Myles W. Jackson, an internationally renowned historian of science whose breadth of research extends from molecular biology and physics to intellectual property and privacy issues, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies, effective July 1, 2018. Jackson is currently 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...