The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the 2019 Abel Prize to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck whose affiliation with the Institute for Advanced Study spans four decades, as a current Visitor in the School of Mathematics and a former Member and Visiting...
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"The world has all kinds of long-term problems, some of which might seem impossible to solve. So it’s important to have a group of people who, over centuries, give a concrete template for how to go about grappling with and ultimately conquering seemingly impossible problems,...
Albert Einstein , IAS Founding Faculty member, and Stephen Hawking are two of the most influential scientific figures in recent history, contributing enormously to our current understanding of the universe. As the one-year anniversary of Hawking’s death approaches, the Science Channel will air a...
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Writing for Nautilus, George Musser , Director's Visitor and Scientific American contributing editor, highlights current work by Andrew Strominger , Member (1982–1987) in the School of Natural Sciences. Strominger and colleagues are investigating how two nearly identical formulas that concern how gravity...