At the center of our galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors...
Writing for Frieze , Kira Thurman , Member in the School of Historical Studies, celebrates Jessye Norman, the late African American soprano who, Thurman writes, "was a gift to art music and to those listeners who, like me, needed to know that it was...
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and its international partners have received a €10 million Synergy Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to fund a multidisciplinary study of more than 100 medieval cemeteries located across central and eastern Europe. The project, HistoGenes, will seek...
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"Doing history is always more engaging than reading history, and by involving the reader in the process, King and Emperor takes on the compelling suspense of good detective work as well as good history." Writing in the Wall Street Journal , Patrick J....