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Quanta magazine profiles James Maynard who made a breakthrough that led to the little-known twenty-six-year-old's rapid ascent to the top of his field, analytic number theory. Maynard suspected that it might be possible to make progress on understanding prime gaps using a...
On August 10, the Institute for Advanced Study and the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber hosted a virtual lecture by James Peebles , 2019 Noble Laureate and a former Member in the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study. To view the...
Malaysian astronomer Yuan-Sen Ting , Member in the School of Natural Sciences, was recently featured in an interview with Sin Chew Daily , charting his growth from a curious neophyte to pathbreaking astronomer. Ting now contributes a regular column to the...
In this video produced by the Simons Founcation, Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director of the Institute for Advanced Study and Leon Levy Professor, discusses how artistic talent and synesthesia informed his approach to physics research and why progress depends on bridging the communications gap with non-scientists.