At the center of our galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors...
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and its international partners have received a €10 million Synergy Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to fund a multidisciplinary study of more than 100 medieval cemeteries located across central and eastern Europe. The project, HistoGenes, will seek...
A collage of scholars enjoying the Welcome Day reception at IAS
With the opening of the academic year on September 23, the Institute for Advanced Study welcomes an extraordinary group of new Faculty— Suzanne Conklin Akbari , Jacob Lurie , Alondra Nelson , Jim Stone , and Misha Tsodyks —who bring...
The Institute for Advanced Study announces a new term of residency for Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang . His second term as Artist-in-Residence will proceed through June 2022, during which time he will seek to understand the parallels that exist between creators...