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Robert P. Langlands , Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, has been appointed a Companion of the Order of Canada. The highest of the three grades of the Order, the rank of Companion recognizes national pre-eminence or international service or achievement. Langlands is...
Graham Farmelo speaks at "The Universe Speaks in Numbers," a day of talks at IAS celebrating Farmelo's new book of the same name.
Frequent Director's Visitor Graham Farmelo has interviewed IAS scholars past and present—including Nima Arkani-Hamed, Sir Michael Atiyah, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Freeman Dyson, Michael Green, Juan Maldacena, Greg Moore, Sir Roger Penrose, and Edward Witten—to discuss mathematics, physics, and the interplay between them.
Michael G. Hanchard during a 2014 Social Science seminar on "Sociology’s Promise"
Michael G. Hanchard , Member (2014–15) in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2019 Ralph J. Bunche Award for The Spectre of Race: How Discrimination Haunts Western Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2018). Conferred by the American Political Science Association, the...
A team of researchers, led by Lena Murchikova , Bezos Member in the School of Natural Sciences, has made new strides in understanding the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*. The results, to be published in Nature...