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“I have deliberately hitched the Institute to a star,” Founding Director Abraham Flexner wrote to the Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study in 1931. In 2017, the gravitational waves of a pair of colliding neutron stars were detected by the LIGO and VIRGO observatories,...
IAS Faculty, Trustees, and Members will participate in ICTS at Ten , a gathering to celebrate the unity of science, which takes place January 4–7, at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences campus in Bengaluru, India. The event features half-hour talks by IAS...
Agata Zysiak , Member in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2017 Kazimierz Moczarski Prize for her book, Punkty za pochodzenie. Powojenna modernizacja i uniwersytet w robotniczym mieście (Affirmative Action. Postwar Modernization and University in the...
Hugh Gusterson , Member (2014–15) in the School of Social Science, received the 2017 Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize , which honors a work of scholarship exploring the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society. Gusterson...