Physicist Paul Halpern honors the life and work of Cécile DeWitt-Morette , former Member in the School of Mathematics/Natural Sciences, who died on May 8 at the age of 94, writing: Starting with the bombing of her family’s house in World War II that...
For as long as modern science has existed, scientists have attempted to answer such unanswerable questions by trying to either reconcile science and religion, like Galileo did in defending his theories against the Inquisition and Ada Lovelace did in considering the interconnectedness of the universe,...
Grand ideas have a way of turning up in unusual settings, far from an office or a chalkboard. Months ago, Quanta Magazine set out to photograph some of the world’s most accomplished scientists and mathematicians, including former Member Yitang Zhang , in their favorite...
Angelos Chaniotis , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, joins Alexander Nehamas, Professor of the Humanities and of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Princeton University, and New York Public Radio host Leonard Lopate, to discuss his co-curated exhibit A World...