Many of the images we associate with the plague actually depict leprosy or smallpox. In fact, there are very few images of the Black Death from the time of the scourge. Monica H. Green , former Member in the School of Historical Studies, is...
Subo Dong , former Member (2009–13) in the School of Natural Sciences, has been awarded the Su-Shu Huang Prize of the Chinese Astronomical Society. Dong is recognized for his research achievements in the discovery and study of supernovae with wide-field surveys, and in particular,...
Albert Einstein, one of the Institute's first Faculty members, argued that what we understand as gravity is, in fact, from the curvature of space and time — a hotly debated notion among physicists at the time. Then came the solar eclipse of 1919 — more...
Kristen Ghodsee , former Member in the School of Social Science and President of the Association of Members of the Institute for Advanced Study, writes in the New York Times about how women under communism enjoyed more sexual please because they championed sexual equality...