“I have deliberately hitched the Institute to a star,” Founding Director Abraham Flexner wrote to the Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study in 1931. In 2017, the gravitational waves of a pair of colliding neutron stars were detected by the LIGO and VIRGO observatories,...
Columba Stewart, former Member in the School of Historical Studies, was accompanied by 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl on his mission to save historic texts from the destruction of ISIS for a report to be broadcast on Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m. Of the precious...
Bernard Harcourt , Visiting Professor (2016–17) in the School of Social Science, discusses the case of his longtime client, Doyle Lee Hamm, and the risks associated with the state of Alabama's plan to execute him, writing: "In Doyle Hamm’s case, the lack of peripheral...
IAS Faculty, Trustees, and Members will participate in ICTS at Ten , a gathering to celebrate the unity of science, which takes place January 4–7, at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences campus in Bengaluru, India. The event features half-hour talks by IAS...