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If a picture is worth a thousand words, what might the first horizon-scale image of a black hole tell us? A new paper by researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which famously imaged M87’s central black hole, has provided a number of enlightening...
Virtual “Welcome Day,” held on September 21, 2020, marked the formal start of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) 2020–21 academic year. This year, 241 leading scholars and scientists, representing over 100 academic institutions in over 20 countries, will work alongside the Institute’s 25 permanent...
Peter Paret , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, passed away peacefully at age 96 at his Salt Lake City home on September 11, 2020. A German-born American and acclaimed cultural and intellectual historian, Paret studied...
In a new study of axion motion, researchers propose a scenario known as “kinetic misalignment” that greatly strengthens the case for axion/dark matter equivalence. The novel concept answers key questions related to the origins of dark matter and provides new avenues for ongoing detection efforts...