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Last April, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) sparked international excitement when it unveiled the first image of a black hole. Today, a team of researchers have published new calculations that predict a striking and intricate substructure within black hole images from extreme gravitational light bending...
A new study, conducted to better understand the origin of the universe, has provided insight into some of the most enduring questions in fundamental physics: How can the Standard Model of particle physics be extended to explain the cosmological excess of matter over antimatter? What...
The IAS Einstein Gala honoring Sir James Wolfensohn will be postponed to a future date and time later this year. Given the risk that large gatherings pose in the transmission of COVID-19, we do not want to put any of our supporters and guests at...
Freeman J. Dyson , theoretical physicist and writer, who embraced the stunning diversity of the universe with unique spirit, died on February 28, 2020 in a hospital near Princeton, NJ at the age of 96. Dyson generated revolutionary scientific insights, including calculations bridging the...