Lillian Pierce, current von Neumann Fellow in the School of Mathematics, has received a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The two-year fellowship is awarded annually to 126 early-career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make...
Researchers, including computer scientist and former Member Dana Randall , are experimenting with sets of simple robots in an effort to learn how to control them so that they function in a manner similar to swarms of bees or colonies of ants: Each individual...
Lorraine Daston, Institute Trustee and Director of the Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, has been awarded the international Dan David Prize , which recognizes innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms.
In the West, when non-white men are implicated in cases of sexual harassment and violence, the debate inevitably is much less about the nature of gender-based violence and its systemic presence in our societies, and much more about the "evidence" these cases provide for claims...