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Stephen Adler , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, spoke to science writers contributing to Scientific American and New Scientist about testing models that seek to explain quantum measurement by subtly modifying quantum mechanics––a field in which he has been active for...
Of the Hubble Space Telescope, John Norris Bahcall , former Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, and colleagues wrote, “What is at stake is not only a piece of stellar technology but our commitment to the most fundamental human quest: understanding the cosmos...
Glen W. Bowersock , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, reviews Josephine Crawley Quinn's In Search of the Phoenicians for the New York Review of Books, writing, "What people call themselves speaks to us memorably about their traditions, their aspirations, and...
Drawing from Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott 's Sex and Secularism (Princeton University Press, 2017) and Visitor Sara Farris 's In the Name of Women’s Rights (Duke University Press, 2017), the Social Science Research Council's...