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“By relying solely on preliminary results, one gets a falsely positive view of the vaccine. Surveys indicate that most people are worried that the government is going to allow untrustworthy COVID-19 vaccines on the market. Therefore, the public should strongly oppose a premature end to...
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what might the first horizon-scale image of a black hole tell us? A new paper by researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which famously imaged M87’s central black hole, has provided a number of enlightening...
Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson , Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2020 Morison Prize in Science, Technology, and Society. Conferred by MIT, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who combine humanistic values with effectiveness in practical affairs, particularly in...
IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf moderated a panel of Nobel Prize & Kavli Prize Laureates to discuss how curiosity-driven, blue-sky science can help address major challenges and prepare the world for an uncertain future post Covid-19. Watch the video here .