If a picture is worth a thousand words, what might the first horizon-scale image of a black hole tell us? A new paper by researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which famously imaged M87’s central black hole, has provided a number of enlightening...
Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson , Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2020 Morison Prize in Science, Technology, and Society. Conferred by MIT, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who combine humanistic values with effectiveness in practical affairs, particularly in...
IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf moderated a panel of Nobel Prize & Kavli Prize Laureates to discuss how curiosity-driven, blue-sky science can help address major challenges and prepare the world for an uncertain future post Covid-19. Watch the video here .
Virtual “Welcome Day,” held on September 21, 2020, marked the formal start of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) 2020–21 academic year. This year, 241 leading scholars and scientists, representing over 100 academic institutions in over 20 countries, will work alongside the Institute’s 25 permanent...