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"Dr. [Freeman] Dyson likened studying the cosmos to visiting 'a zoo full of wonderful creatures.' He added: 'Most of the mathematicians are busy admiring the architecture, while the physicists are admiring the animals. Which is more important isn’t, to me, the interesting question...
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The New Yorker has featured Democracy and Truth, by Sophia Rosenfeld , Member (2014–15) in the School of Social Science, among its "Briefly Noted" book reviews for the week of May 27. The New Yorker calls Rosenfeld's book "incisive," writing: "Rosenfeld’s conclusion is...
Alondra Nelson, incoming Professor and Harold F. Linder Chair in the School of Social Science , joins Joshua Rothman for an episode of The New Yorker Radio Hour to discuss reparations—how they would work, and who would be eligible. Nelson speaks with prominent scholars...
Murray Gell-Man first came to the Institute as a Member in the School of Mathematics in the spring of 1951, returning subsequently in 1955 and 1967–68. The New York Times writes: Murray Gell-Mann, who transformed physics with his preternatural ability to find hidden patterns...