Winnifred Fallers Sullivan , former Member in the School of Social Science, whose work probes the intersection of religion and law, examines the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, announced on June 4, 2018. Read...
Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, has been honored with the Robert Heinlein Memorial Award presented by the National Space Society. The award honors the work he has done as a ground-breaking physicist and mathematician, and as a major...
Scientific American's John Horgan profiles John Archibald Wheeler , a leading theoretical physicist of the twentieth century and former Member in the School of Mathematics/Natural Sciences, writing: “He has spent his career racing ahead of other scientists and throwing open doors for them. He...
The current Standard Model of particle physics is indeed a tightly constructed mechanism with only a handful of ingredients. Yet instead of being unique, the universe seems to be one of an infinitude of possible worlds. We have no clue why this particular combination of...