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Didier Fassin lectures at the podium
In the London Review of Books , Didier Fassin , James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, examines the recent European elections from a French perspective, arguing that Emmanuel Macron’s representation of the democratic challenge for Europe as an alternative between...
Artist's representation of Nils Barricelli
"In 1953, at the dawn of modern computing, Nils Aall Barricelli played God. Clutching a deck of playing cards in one hand and a stack of punched cards in the other, Barricelli hovered over one of the world’s earliest and most influential computers,...
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Writing for Quanta Magazine , previous Director's Visitor K.C. Cole presents a historical overview of the idea of symmetry, highlighting the research of Albert Einstein , Emmy Noether , Carl P. Feinberg Professor Juan Maldacena , and Charles Simonyi Professor...
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The Institute for Advanced Study ranks fourth in Nature 's 2019 normalized analysis of the leading research institutions. Normalized ranking shows what share of an institution’s research in the natural sciences has been judged high quality, as a proportion of its...