Alan Alda, host of the new weekly podcast Science Clear+Vivid , welcomed IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf as his first featured guest. The episode, “Opening Doors to the Unknown,” provides a glimpse of the Institute for Advanced Study—a world leading center for...
The World of Thinking will make its U.S. premiere on Sunday, October 18, 2020 during the thirteenth annual Imagine Science Film Festival , presented by Pioneer Works. After the screening, IAS Professor Nima Arkani-Hamed , who stars in the film, joins Janna Levin,...
Stephen Adler , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, speaks with VICE News about a small, unexpected nudge experienced by spacecraft during planetary flybys. The seemingly insignificant boost of a few millimeters per second was first noticed on December...
“The most spectacular element of the Penrose calculations is that he showed that if you are close enough to a black hole, time ends. It is the mirror image of the Big Bang.” —Robbert Dijkgraaf, IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor ( Wall Street...