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Dor Minzer speaks in front of the blackboard in the Dilworth Room at the IAS
Dor Yosef Minzer , Member in the School of Mathematics, has been awarded the 2019 Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Association for Computing Machinery. The honor recognizes Minzer’s dissertation “On Monotonicity Testing and the 2-to-2-Games Conjecture” ( PDF ). According to the...
What would it be like to live next to a supermassive black hole? While difficult to imagine, a recent simulation modeling the central region of the Milky Way galaxy tells a fascinating story that can be safely enjoyed from the Earth 26,000 lightyears away. ...
The Albert O. Hirschman Prize
James C. Scott , Member (1986–87) in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2020 Albert O. Hirshman Prize. Conferred by the Social Science Research Council, an independent international nonprofit institution headed by Harold F. Linder Professor Alondra Nelson , the...
At the invitation of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute for Advanced Study proudly contributed to a global policy statement ( PDF ) in support of basic research with input from the G7 science academies. The statement, adopted and released by 14...