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Nima Arkani-Hamed , Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will give a special public lecture at Cornell University on Wednesday, April 24. Arkani-Hamed's lecture, "What’s the Point of Doing Fundamental Science?," will ask why we should dedicate financial and intellectual resources to questions...
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Akshay Venkatesh , Professor in the School of Mathematics, and Manjul Bhargava , IAS Trustee and Member (2001–02) in the School, have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society. The Royal Society is a self-governing fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists,...
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On Friday, April 26, a workshop in honor of pioneering historian Natalie Zemon Davis’s 90th birthday will feature talks by Professors Francesca Trivellato and Joan Wallach Scott; Trustee Lorraine Daston; and honoree Natalie Zemon Davis , past Member (1978) in...
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Project, which aims to capture the first-ever image of a black hole, will make a major announcement on Wednesday, April 10, at 9:00 a.m. EST (13:00 UTC) that can be viewed live from the player above. With properties...