Member in the School of Historical Studies Katherine Epstein writes: "One of today’s premier strategic challenges is the Sino-US relationship. When analysts turn to history seeking perspective on navigating this challenge, the analogy most often employed is the Anglo-German relationship before the First...
Until now, little was known about the precise rotational patterns of Sun-like stars, only that the equator spins faster than at higher latitudes, similar to the Sun. But a team of scientists including Katepalli Sreenivasan , Member in the School of Mathematics, has reported...
China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region—known to some of its residents as East Turkestan—is home to 21 million people, most of whom are Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and others who share the Muslim faith. The region accounts for less than 2 percent of the country's population, and yet...
Quanta Magazine 's Kevin Hartnett writes: "For more than a century, mathematicians have investigated the equations required to describe—or embed—different kinds of shapes in spaces with different numbers of dimensions. They ask questions like, 'Do equations exist that describe this shape in that space?' and...